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Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an CONTRACT PURCHASING OFFICER (6MTHS ) for a Manufacturing client based in Waterford.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with suppliers to maintain competitive pricing/maximise Company competitive position.
  • Place PO’s for required products. Liaise closely with Vendors to ensure timely supply of materials.
  • Liaise with Vendors regarding RFQ’s to ensure best cost prices for new products.
  • Support lead-time reduction initiatives.
  • Ensure inventory levels are in line with plant’s stocking parameters. Run/circulate monthly inventory reports for Buyers.
  • Explore and action all Global purchasing opportunities.
  • Actively support Sustainability related projects.
  • Actively support Procurement Manager in budget review process.
  • Ensure externally sourced materials/components are to quality standard specified by the Company.

 Education required:

  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics, IPICS or other equivalent is required.

 Experience required:

  • 1+ years in procurement role preferably in FMCG sector.
  • Knowledge of planning would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of SAP is essential (Procurement Domain) maintained

Apply for this job now by submitting your Word formatted CV to Suzanne Dunne at suzanne@matrixrecruitment.ie

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