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Purchasing Manager

  • Sector: Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Contact: Ryan Blackett
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  • Job Ref: 17869

Our client is a manufacturing facility in Ballydehob, Co Cork. They are on the lookout for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis. The Purchasing Manager will handle all of the companys proceurement needs and other responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies
  • Making daily purchasing activities
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc
  • Maintaining purchase records and related documentation
  • Coordinating with warehouse supervisors to determine and manage inventory needs
  • Ensuring that all purchased items meet the required quality standards and specifications with data sheets maintained
  •  Preparing cost estimates for material and labor
  • Working to improve purchasing systems and processes
  • Understanding technical brief
  • Bill of materials maintained as a measure of purchasing performance
  • All other duties that may be reasonably requested

Key Requirements

  • Proven Experience working as a Purchasing Manager
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management
  • Solid judgement and decision making skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in SAP
  • Ability to gather and analyse data
  • Ability to work independently

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Ryan Blackett. 

(021) 4911065