Senior Buyer

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You will work as a Senior Buyer for our client, a food manufacturing company in Co. Westmeath. This company is a well-known brand, and they are looking to hire a Senior Buyer.

The Senior Buyer is a new job within the company. The Senior Buyer will be responsible for all supplier management, inventory management/control, stock accuracy, buying and ensuring stock is there to meet production plans. You will work alongside planning and production and report into the Supply Chain Manager.

This is a permanent job.

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Key duties & responsibilities:
• Purchasing of materials in accordance with the site’s buying strategy
• Controlling costs and reporting on price deviations and cost saving programmes.
• Ordering and managing the movement of stock in line with MRP.
• Ensuring stock levels are within the agreed targets and operating within the company’s shelf-life policies
• Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers and maintain an ongoing valuable partnership.
• Negotiating with vendors and close deals with optimal terms within the company’s purchasing budget.
• Manage and control purchase order processes within the manufacturing industry.
• Search and source new suppliers and vendors with NPD team
• Assist with compiling quarterly supplier assessments based on KPI’s.

What are we looking for?
• 3rd Level Degree in Business/Supply Chain/Engineering ideally.
• A minimum of 3-5 years’ work experience of buying and in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
• Strong MRP and excel experience.
• Excellent negotiation skills and a strong decision maker.
• In-depth knowledge of order management, inventory control, buying and scheduling.
• Act on own initiative, strong IT, administrative, planning, organisation and communication skills.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with your Breda and 090 6490485 or 0874057840
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