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Purchasing Specialist

Purchasing Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Kate Curran

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  • Contact phone:

    +353 16498539

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Purchasing Specialist- 12 Month Contract

Are you ready for a move into your next role as a Purchasing Specialist? Are you interested in growing your career in a multi-national Beverage manufacturing organisation? Maybe this is the perfect role for you. Our client, a leading Beverage manufacturing company based in Louth are looking to recruit a driven and enthusiastic Purchasing Professional to cover a 12 month contract. This is a fixed term contract position that will offer excellent career development opportunities for the right individual. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will work as part of a small site based team and be responsible for purchasing all raw materials and packaging for the site. 

What you will do in this job: 

  • Responsible for purchasing requirements for the full manufacturing site (including packaging, raw materials, glass, labels etc)
  • Responsible for ensuring availability of all stock for the manufacturing operation
  • Liaise internally with Finance, Operations, Marketing and externally with suppliers
  • Work closely with Product Development department in relation to availability of materials for new products
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders at group level to ensure alignment with global purchasing strategy
  • Preparation of purchasing reports and delivery to Management

Minimum requirements for this job: 

  • Minimum 3 years in a purchasing role within a fast paced manufacturing environment (preferably FMCG)
  • Experience with packaging, labelling, glass procurement is highly desireable
  • Hands on experience dealing with suppliers
  • Proven track record of cost savings is essential
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen

The Next Step for you:

Interested in this role? Please send your CV to Kate Curran at Next Generation Recruitment by clicking on the Apply button!

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