- Reference: CJ44803
- Job Type: Permanent
- Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
- Category: Production
- Senior Account Lead Buyer is responsible for strategic and tactical purchasing activities for assigned portfolio to ensure a high level of customer service.
- The Senior Account Lead Buyer balances supplier capacity and internal inventory levels with demand to support targets consistent with build plans, launch plans, customer service levels and inventory turns.
- The Senior Account Lead Buyer leads all efforts with suppliers to address product availability issues, and ensures that long term supply constraint issues are resolved or escalated when appropriate.
- The Senior Account Lead Buyer also has a high level of focus on driving continuous improvement both externally with the supplier and internally within the purchasing function and with key stakeholders
- 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics, IPICS or other equivalent is required.
- A minimum of five years Supply Chain experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment is essential.
- Knowledge of MRP systems.
- Excellent communication, written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
- Excellent knowledge & computer skills of MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
- Customer focused.
- Ability to influence others.
- Demonstrated project management.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Strong organisational skills.
- Conversant with company policies/procedures/regulatory and FDA standards.
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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