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Employer Matrix Recruitment
Job Title Purchasing And Materials Manager

What you need to know

You will work as a Purchasing Manager in the Dublin 15 for our client, in the food industry.

This role aims to balance supply and demand, maintaining efficient stock levels and fulfilling customer requirements. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Purchasing Manager will purchase raw materials as efficiently as possible considering price, stock levels and lead time.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Procurement of Direct and Indirect goods.
  • Development and implementation of Procurement strategies for business with site management.
  • Procurement of materials required for ongoing production requirements and to meet sales and operations plans.
  • Responsible for the Procurement budget for the site.
  • Sourcing of materials to meet NPI (new product introduction) requirements.
  • Development of the vendors to ensure that all deliverables; cost, quality, technical support, process control, logistics and the overall service levels are achieved and ongoing improvements sustained.
  • Work in conjunction with the Technical Manager on company initiatives such as sustainability (Origin Green).
  • Managing commercial relationships with Suppliers from around the world.
  • Facilitate cost reduction activities to reduce overall bill of materials costs and present progress reports regularly at purchasing meetings.
  • Develop information regarding critical suppliers including capacity & forecast, ordering method and supply plans.
  • Maintain stock management and manage a continuous improvement plan to ensure there is progression in reducing costs in line with clearly definedKPI`S.
  • Present a weekly update on Purchasing in the form a KPI report at the weekly Operations Management meeting.
  • Develop the Production Schedule so as to ensure that stocks of own manufactured products are at optimum levels.
What are we looking for?
  • The successful candidate will have over 3 years' experience in a purchasing role, ideally from a Food manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in multi geography Supplier and Vendor management processes and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrable experience of working to Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Capable of planning, executing and delivering related manufacturing campaigns within specified timeframes and project deadlines.
  • Fluent PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Rena on 01 4690901.

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV's are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without candidate’s knowledge or consent.

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Location Dublin North, Dublin West
Date Added 165 days ago
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