Senior Buyer (Limerick)

Job Overview

Procurement Manager

My client located in Limerick is looking for Senior Buyer to join their team servicing big blue-chip company's around Ireland. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone with some buying and negotiating experience (ideally 1-2 years) looking to step into a management position. This role would give you a vast amount of experience in a variety of industries allowing you to advance your career.

Responsibilities

  • Management of purchasing activities relating to suppliers, equipment, haulage lanes and tools in accordance with the company requirements.
  • Sourcing potential suppliers both nationally and internationally and negotiating the best possible price, terms and conditions for equipment and services
  • Management of supplier contract negotiation and maintenance of the administration of files for all tasks to minimise any risk to the company and demonstrate full transparency.
  • Managing relationships with suppliers to ensure adherence to quality, level of service and price competitiveness
  • Controlling and overseeing the negotiation, planning, roll-out, testing and auditing of new equipment and services
  • Seek out innovative solutions for store improvements leading to improved operational productivity, improved safety and reduced capital and maintenance costs
  • Provide Management with required reports, Key Performance Indicators and feedback to contribute to the effective planning, budgeting and performance management, within agreed timeframes.

Requirements:

  • Honours level business or financial degree.
  • 3-5 years management experience in procurement or similar field.
  • Experience in FMCG, Logistics, Supply Chain would be advantageous.
  • Highly organised and motivated, with a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent Communicator who is confident in negotiating.
  • Sound leadership skills and excellent relationship management skills.
  • Strong ability to be able to proactively respond to the needs of the company, with a drive to continuously improve work practices.

For more information contact me directly for a private and confidential chat

Richard O'Sullivan (086) 185 23 27

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