Supply Chain Purchasing Assistant- Westmeath | Collins McNicholas

Supply Chain Purchasing Assistant- Westmeath

  • Reference: AJ44717
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Longford, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Supply Chain & Logistics

The Supply Chain Purchasing Assistant is responsible for facilitating the weekly ordering process with 3rd party vendors in managing supply into the distribution centers to guarantee a high service level. The Supply Chain Purchasing Assistant will provide support to the Supply Chain Manager as well as Customer Service and the Sales Team.

 

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Execute the weekly order process with 3rd party vendors and other sites.
  • Following up supply constraints with the vendors and manage a smooth supply into the DC’s.
  • Support the Supply Chain function to record and monitor KPI’s to optimize performance of 3rd party vendors. 
  • Provide support to Customer Service and Sales Team about product availability and back orders.
  • Provide support to QARA, Finance and other functions through various daily activities. 
  • Provide support to Supply Chain Manager with product setups and new product launches in our ERP system.
  • Maintain shipping notifications (ASNs) on SAP.
  • Orders samples / literature / brand reminders from suppliers for sales and marketing team.
  • Manage and resolve stock discrepancies with our 3rd party logistics provider.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Business Studies or similar (Familiarity with Supply Chain or Logistics & Distribution would be an advantage)
  • Familiarity with SAP or similar ERP and MRP system, good working knowledge is preferable.
  • Good IT skills and familiarity with MS Office required, i.e. MS Word and MS Excel at an intermediate level.
  • Good organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and to work under own initiative is required
  • Good verbal and written communications skills with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Flexible and adaptable. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Nicola Egan on 090 64 78104 or email nicola.egan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

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