Purchasing Manager

Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Full Time
Location: Longford
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Job Overview

Our Longford based client, a leading company in the Medical Device industry are currently looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is a permanent position.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, plan and implement sourcing and purchasing strategies
  • Manage & negotiate resin purchases for the Irish site of both short lead-time resins and long lead time resins
  • Manage & negotiate the purchasing of all masterbatches/colorants
  • Manage & negotiate packaging (Boxes, Bags, Pallets) purchases
  • Manage & negotiate all non-stocked purchases
  • Always ensure sufficient stocks of all the above are available for production to support the 24/7 operation.
  • Work with Customer service on customer component forecasts in planning raw materials for the factory
  • Maintain all BOM’s on the ERP system
  • Maintain a database of approved suppliers
  • Negotiate with suppliers for best pricing models
  • Search and source potential new suppliers and vendors when required
  • In conjunction with Finance, Track, measure and analyse company expenditures
  • Determine and track Purchasing KPIs
  • Reviewing, monitoring and updating sales order entries to the ERP system.

The ideal Candidate

  • Previous working experience in a Purchasing function, in a high-volume manufacturing environment, for minimum of 5yrs
  • Hands on experience in budgeting and purchasing management
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Problem solver with a strong analytical mindset
  • Excellent customer service skills

If you are interested in this position, apply below or contact Daniel Phillips on 087-4392889.

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