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Purchasing Supervisor

Role Title: Purchasing Supervisor

Reference Number: KC11128

Location: Cork

Perm/Contract: Permanent

Next Generation Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Supervisor for a multi-national Food manufacturing organisation with multiple operations around Ireland and UK. The successful candidate will gain a wealth of experience as this is a standalone site based purchasing role reporting into the wider group within a hugely successful fast paced and dynamic environment.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone to progress their career within a rapidly expanding organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the scheduling and organisation of materials into the manufacturing plant
  • Liaise with Planning & Operations on Supply/Demand issues
  • Liaising with Sales and Supply Chain teams in relation to forecast requirements, offer advice on areas for increased sales opportunities based on forecast trends
  • End to end responsibility including; PO placement, PO tracking, expedite or de-expedite product as required, ensuring material availability at all times
  • Ensure agreed performance targets with suppliers are met, including on-time delivery and lead-time accuracy

Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience in a supply chain discipline within a manufacturing plant. Experience within food manufacturing is highly desirable
  • Advanced Excel experience is a necessity, good familiarity with other IT is an advantage
  • Relevant third level degree preferably a CIPM/IIPMM Qualification
  • Proven ability to make key decisions and communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders
  • Small amount of travel to other sites within Ireland

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.

Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement and Operations

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