Raw Material Buyer- 12 month contract-Cork

  • Reference: CJ45935
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Production

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Materials Requirements Plan to generate and release PO’s (using SAP System) respecting the lead-times and minimum order quantities of the materials. 
  • Purchase Order Management through open order reconciliation and rescheduling. 
  • Working with Central Procurement to arrange the purchasing of all Raw Materials & Packaging necessary for the operation of the site. 
  • Periodic forecasting of future volumes to suppliers 
  • Maintain SMS supplier management system with supply channel information for all materials purchased.
  • Initiate master data update requests for SAP vendor.
  • Liaise with suppliers through the Operational Support Procurement Group to ensure best value for money, cost effectiveness and inventory levels. 
  • Manage the Purchase Material Qualification process for qualification of new sources of supply, through a cross functional site team. 
  • Liaise with the company warehouse on delivery schedule & co-ordination on deliveries of Bulk tankers, drummed solvents & packaging components 
  • Create IDIS on SAP GTS
  • Placing POs on Ariba for Indirect services/costs
  • Raising PMIRs for any direct purchased materials & following up with suppliers on any corrective action required 
  • SAP Master Data Integrity: maintaining master data for all third party procured items 
  • Responsible for initiation of SAP workflows for Direct procured materials 
  • Supporting projects & any improvements identified in terms of SAP BI & BOBJ reporting.
  • Ensure cGMP and SOX compliance in Purchasing area. 
  • Invoice error resolution for the P2P process and all aspects of GFSS as pertaining to the role. 
  • Coordinate all Supplier related quality issues and drive to resolution. 

Skills and Experience: 

  • The successful candidate should have relevant experience of working in a similar role or demonstrated potential from roles or assignments held. 
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with an understanding of core principles of cGMP and EHS as they relate to raw materials procurement practices. 
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills, negotiation skills, problem solving and decision making.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a requirement 
  • Flexibility in the role will be required.



For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email susan.crowley@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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