Buyer- Monaghan

Job Overview

My client, A world leading food production company based in Co. Monaghan, is in need of a Buyer for their busy Purchasing department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer who experience in FMCG or fast paced regulated environments to grow and expand their career with a World- Leading Organization.

The duties for the Buyer include but are not limited to:

  • Leading sourcing activities, overseeing all activities related to procurement of material, from intent to purchase through to delivery of the material
  • Develops and implements sourcing strategies for categories in the region while contributing to wider strategy formation and execution
  • In conjunction with business leads, develops, coordinates, and executes effective price risk management strategies
  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that minimize the Group's total cost of ownership, while upholding internal and external policies, governmental regulations and laws and maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct
  • Develops and utilizes a system to evaluate vendor quotations with the appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service
  • Monitors performances of vendors and their compliance with Group guidelines
  • Analyses market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability/price, and prepares market analysis reports
  • Tracks performance within each spend category and defines budgetary impact
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications
  • Directly solves operational issues with vendors
  • Reviews and resolves vendor claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Provides assistance to acquisition strategies by completing due diligence and integration activities for spend
  • Trains other team members and colleagues across the organisation, as required, in the procurement systems
  • Create and maintain a Supplier usage tracker which will monitor usage, costs and reduce waste.
  • Ensure that we are always using the most appropriate and cost effective supplier for each particular business need
  • Create and maintain a Transport tracker which will monitor the usage and cost of transport
  • Develop a system whereby it is clear what terms the Group work with, with the intent to bring all suppliers in line with our standard terms
  • Create KPI's regarding Costs and Usage with a goal to improve efficiency

The requirements for the desired Buyer include:

  • Previous experience purchasing in a Manufacturing Industry and or FMCG Organization
  • A certificate in Procurement or Supply Chain is desired but not essential
  • Strong systems skills with ERP experience
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Full clean driving license and valid passport

If you feel that you fulfil the above qualifications please apply today with your CV. If you have any further queries please contact Rachael Pando of FRS Recruitment

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