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Purchasing Manager – Galway

CREGG Recruitment
Kilkenny, Country: Ireland
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Purchasing Manager – Galway

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify, drive & support cost reduction initiatives.
  • Management & development of the purchasing team.
  • Ensure effective inventory strategies & control in line with company targets.
  • Champion continuous process improvement within the purchasing function. Keeps up to date on the latest tools and techniques.
  • Develop policies, procedures, systems, and processes for the Purchasing area and ensure compliance with policies.
  • Management of Raw Material Inventory strategies to support production strategies within agreed targets.
  • Analysis, reporting & commit response to all backorders.
  • Negotiation & presentation of plans with all levels of plant management. A strong communicator, focusing on key messages and targeting key stakeholders.
  • Work with New Product Development teams to provide material in line with project goals/ schedules.
  • Partner with Planning to develop a direct and indirect materials supply plan that meets customer service requirements while maintaining minimum inventory and optimal manufacturing cost.
  • Analysis & maintenance of all inventory and purchasing related reports, files & documents including Plant & Product Performance.
  • Support the Management & Leadership team in the preparation of ad-hoc summary analysis reports & presentations.

Key Requirements

  • 10 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment with exposure to all Demand Management (DM), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and inventory control.
  • Level 8 in a related discipline
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP supply chain functionality is essential.
  • Demonstrated achievement of driving change, continuous improvement, and exposure to lean supply chain techniques.
  • Excellent planning, problem-solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills.
  • Financially and customer aware.
  • Good communicator, team player, proactive and strong interpersonal skills.

For more information please contact Alan with your updated CV

Please be aware that your CV will not be shared with anyone outside of Cregg Recruitment without your express permission


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Number of jobs: 1 hires
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Company: CREGG Recruitment
Company size: 1-49
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