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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JN -062024-1963762
  • 4 days ago
  • Competitive
Job Description

The Procurement Executive will be responsible for the strategy and execution of all site-related procurement activities. This position will oversee duties related to the procurement of packaging, and various services for a production facility.

The Procurement Executive will be part of the Commercial team and collaborate with other departments to ensure cost initiatives are implemented efficiently. Additionally, they will coordinate with in-market colleagues to ensure new items are commercialized effectively through the supply chain. They will support strategic group initiatives in conjunction with Corporate Procurement Category Teams.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Manage the strategic and tactical purchasing responsibilities for the site to maintain a high level of customer service.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the procurement function.
  • Act as an escalation point for internal business stakeholders regarding supplier relationship concerns.
  • Collaborate with corporate procurement on the development of site strategic category plans and support group strategic procurement initiatives.
  • Maintain a comprehensive purchasing system and support tactical purchasing requirements
  • Drive innovation through the sourcing of new materials and oversee trial implementation.
  • Support and align with the strategic initiatives led by the Head of Packaging.
  • Review contracts and guide necessary amendments.
  • Support the commercialization of new projects in the markets (new packaging items or ingredients).
  • Ensure new suppliers meet all necessary regulatory and audit requirements.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in management, business, supply chain, or a related discipline.
  • 3-5 years of industry experience in procurement or a similar role.
  • Broad knowledge of purchasing and inventory control methods, principles, and practices.
  • Effective negotiation and communication skills.
  • Experience in vendor management and data analysis.
  • Strong customer service, vendor relations, and interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite with demonstrated proficiency in Excel (ability to work with pivot tables, use lookup formulas, etc.).
  • ERP system experience.

Ready to make your mark? Apply now by submitting your CV and a compelling cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your vision for supply chain success!

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe