​Procurement Officer

Posted 12 July 2022
Salary €40,000-€50,000
LocationLongford
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply Chain
Reference9484
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

You will work as a Procurement Officer for our client, a highly ambitious FMCG manufacturing company in Co. Longford.

You will be responsible for all supplier management, buying and contract negotiation for a very busy engineering department. You will report into the Engineering Manager.

This is a permanent job.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Purchase of engineering goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.

  • Support the engineering function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on engineering / business operations.

  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.

  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities.

  • Contract negotiation , improve price terms with suppliers.

  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.

  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers.

  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation.

  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance.

  • Manage suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.

What are we looking for?

  • 3rd Level Degree in Business/Supply Chain/Engineering ideally.

  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ engineering procurement experience preferably within manufacturing.

  • Contract negotiation.

  • CIPS qualified or working towards.

  • Strong ERP and excel experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of order management, planning, buying and scheduling.

  • Act on own initiative, strong IT, administrative, planning, organisation, and communication skills.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda and 0874057840.

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