Senior Purchasing Manager

  • Permanent
  • Location: Wexford
  • Ref: 916331

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You will work as a Senior Purchasing Manager for our client, a long established and progressive manufacturing company in the South-East. You will be responsible for all aspects of Purchasing performance and you will be reporting directly to the General manager.

This is a Permanent Job with an excellent salary and benefits package.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage direct material spend and negotiate best prices.
  • Monitor delivery schedule performance.
  • Liaise with current suppliers of raw and packing materials and evaluate performance.
  • Identify new suppliers and implement agreements as part of annual sourcing plans.
  • Work closely with planning and Customer service to ensure up to date on any supply or scheduling issues.
  • Evaluate inventory levels on a monthly basis and determine course of action in relation to absolute and slow-moving stock.
  • Manage the artwork process.
  • Make KPI targets.

What are we looking for?

  • Supply Chain qualification (Degree or IIPMM or APICS)
  • Strong on ERP systems.
  • Good knowledge and practical experience of Lean systems.
  • 5 years + experience in Food, Pharma or Medical Devices.
  • Excellent negotiator and influencer.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Kieran McKeown on 051-353825.

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