Engineering Warehouse Manager

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We are currently seeking a Engineering Warehouse Manager for our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Kildare.

In this job, you will provide leadership and direction by encouraging forward-thinking so that the supply chain process can fulfil demand, drive customer value, improve responsiveness, facilitate financial success and build a good supply network.

You will be responsible for managing inventory in 3 warehouses, ensuring accountable and timely receipt and dispatch of the goods.

This permanent role is reporting to the Head of Operations and is subject to a 6-month probationary period.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Management of the company supply base; Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies, craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Responsible for 1-2 direct reports
  • Responsible for contract negotiation regarding procurement of product and services
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power; Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Lead the project delivery department to effectively create and maintain an efficient project schedule that meets customer requirements while minimizing cycle times and effectively utilizing inventory
  • Provide guidance and expertise to develop service team and project delivery team knowledge
  • Determine production capacity needed by the organization and present a rough-cut plan on a quarterly basis
  • Planning and managing logistics, warehouse & transportation.
  • Directing, optimizing and coordinating full order cycle
  • Ensure that safety continues to be the top priority in the organisation through your own personal behaviour and participation in company-wide safety improvement activities
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that company objectives are achieved
  • Play an active role in identification and achievement of cost reductions on an annual basis
  • Encourage development of talent through mentoring, coaching, engagement and empowerment of colleagues and direct reports
  • Develop and maintain KPIs for your department with a view to meeting or exceeding annual objectives
  • Develop and deliver programs improving efficiency and quality in day to day operations within the facility

Skills /Experience

  • Education Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Business or a technical discipline
  • IPICS (APICS) Qualified, Purchasing qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in supply chain role
  • Previous supervisory experience an advantage
  • Must be proficient using MS Office applications
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial awareness
  • Must be a strong communicator with an ability to multi-task and prioritise in a busy environment
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships, both internally and externally
  • Ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Vanessa Murphy on vanessa@matrixrecruitment.ie or 0874064551

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