Customer Service & Languages JobsPurchasing Team Lead

  • GJ50626
  • Permanent
  • Galway City, Mayo

Collins McNicholas

Purchasing Team Lead with 5 years managing purchasing teams.  Galway city.


  • Responsible for the performance management of the team, ensuring that goals are set and that team members receive relevant and timely feedback on an ongoing basis.
  • Organising the workload for the team and ensuring that the right resources are available and trained to the highest standard.
  • Responsible for the Induction and training of new team members ensuring that the highest levels of training are delivered and measured.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement to streamline processes and implement IT/SAP functionality that will increase efficiencies to improve our customer’s experience.
  • Establish KPI’s and reporting that delivers clear data on the performance of the Purchasing team. Actions coming from those KPI results are used to measurably improve our customers’ experience.
  • Maintain and grow personal knowledge and skills, technical and / or product knowledge.


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in the purchasing, or purchasing related field, and ideally would possess a relevant purchasing qualification (APICS/CIPS, degree). Knowledge of MRP II computer systems is preferable and in particular SAP would be a significant advantage as it forms a major part of the supply chain. 
  • Demonstrated success in managing and coordinating a multi-skilled team in performance and productivity.
  • A proven record of delivering exceptional Supply Chain service.
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and good business judgment.
  • Effective communicator, both articulate & verbally presentable.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.



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