Graduate Buyer - County Westmeath

Graduate Buyer - County Westmeath

Are you a recent Business graduate with a particular interest in Procurement looking for the right opportunity to kickstart your career? If so, today could be your lucky day! An international leading food manufacturing company is looking for a Buyer who would manage the procurement of raw materials, packaging, utilities and ancillary items. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to gain an international exposure as the role implies travelling to France up to 50% of the time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the French procurement function
  • Development of relationships with French suppliers
  • Monthly reports to the site management team
  • Reporting to/Attendance at quarterly procurement meeting
  • Working with the site technical/R+D team to deal with customer complaints/ NPI projects and Product Development
  • Overviewing of Energy/Utilities Procurement, supporting where required the local Procurement Managers
  • Overviewing of the Engineering Stores Procurement
  • Providing clear guidance and structure to Team Members
  • Developing of Training/ Development Plans for Team Members
  • Performance Management of Team Members
  • Achieving of Budget across all Items procured in France
  • Delivery of Cost Out/Value Projects
  • Supporting the NPI process
  • Developing the Energy Procurement processes

Key Requirements:

  • Business/Finance or relevant Degree
  • Good Understanding of the French language
  • Experience in Procurement would be beneficial
  • Great Communication and Teamworking skills
  • Eager and willing to learn quickly



The next step for you:  

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Simona Morelli from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call her at +353 16498537. Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement & Operations. Applications are in strict confidence. Next Generation will never share your data outside of our organisation without your prior written consent. All our calls are recorded for training and monitoring purpose. Please read our Data Protection Policy on our website.