Job Details

Return to Search Jobs

Matrix Recruitment Group are recruiting for a PURCHASING MANAGER for our client, a global leader in their sector, located in Wexford.  

This is a Permanent job.

You will assume overall responsibility for achieving Company goals based on corporate inventory requirements and sales forecasts for the year ahead.

Your new job

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Source, identify and manage suppliers/partners for raw materials, packaging materials, while assessing ability to meet quality, service and delivery requirements.
  • Negotiate optimum price levels for raw and packaging materials.
  • Develop annual sourcing plans reflecting year-over-year cost reductions, quality enhancements and continuous improvement.
  • Carry out annual supplier reviews with QAM.
  • Lead the way in managing obsolete and slow-moving stock, in the most profitable manner.
  • Monitor and drive KPIs including, process improvement, cost reduction, capacity planning and delivery.
  • Manage the artwork process for packaging and marketing materials, to meet internal and client requirements.
  • Identify and lead internal project teams as and when required.
  • Drive the highest level of teamwork, compliance and customer satisfaction at an optimum cost.

What are we looking for?

  • 3rd level qualification in business or supply chain
  • Minimum 4-5 years relevant industry experience
  • Experience of production capacity and constraints
  • Experience of a continuous improvement programmes
  • Knowledge of ERP programmes
  • Knowledge of GMP and operating in a regulated environment


Apply for this job now or by sending in your CV to Suzanne.

By applying, you are giving consent for Matrix Recruitment to contact you about this job. We collect your data for recruitment purposes only and will retain it for the duration required as outlined in our privacy policy. All CVs are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without your knowledge and consent.

Please note that due to the expected high volume of applications we can only reply to applicants suitable for the position. In the interest of protecting your data and informing you of your rights we will notify you should we retain your information by issuing an acknowledgement email and a request for consent where not already expressly given.    We Value Your Trust.


Please tick this box to agree that, by submitting your CV to Matrix Recruitment, you are giving explicit consent for all of the following:

  • For Matrix Recruitment to store your CV and personal details on our database in line with our Data Retention Policy,
  • For Matrix Recruitment to share your CV with prospective employers in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy , and
  • For Matrix Recruitment to contact you with job alerts specific to your industry.

We take our Data Protection responsibilities very seriously. Please follow the links to review our policies and if you have any queries on Data Protection, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Yes, I would like to occasionally receive updates on career advice and employment news specific to my industry and be included in surveys for market research. Please tick if you agree.

Recruitment Consultant: Roisin Ahern

Job Categories:

Not the right job for you?

Don’t worry we have plenty of other jobs that you might be interested in. Click the button below to get in touch with us for a confidential chat.

Get in Touch