Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager) | Cavan
Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager) Company Overview
Vickerstock is working in partnership with a multi award winning Food Company that specialise in the chilled and frozen food sector and supply into the major UK & European retailers. Due to a period of significant growth, they are seeking to appoint a Buyer and Assistant Supply Chain Manager to their team.
Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager) Role Overview
As the Buyer and Assistant Supply Chain Manager, you will play a major role in the management and execution of the manufacturing and production facilities procurement and purchasing strategies along with providing key assistance in the smooth and effective operation of the Supply Chain Department and acting as the number two to the Supply Chain Manager.
Once fully trained and developed, the candidate will manage all aspects of procurement, supplier management, the supply of ingredients and raw materials for production and working towards the company’s strategic goals.
You will source, negotiate and set up supplier approval and agreements for new and existing materials/services making the best use of a multi million Euro budget and identifying opportunities for cost reductions and savings to be made.
Play a leading role on maintaining supplier compliance, based on performance, cost, quality and delivery of service, and assist in the day to day management of the supply chain department in areas such as capacity planning, warehousing, distribution and customer service delivery.
Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager) Requirements
Candidates will either have an existing track record in a buying or supply chain role within the FMCG manufacturing and production industry and ideally a suitable 3rd level degree in a relevant discipline.
You will have a profound efficiency in the use of ERP / MRP systems, i.e Sage or similar, a high level of numeracy ability and the essential attributes of negotiation and communication that Procurement and Supply Chain professionals put to use on a daily basis.
Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager), what you can expect
You will receive full training and development within the company, hours will be a standard working week Monday to Friday and a competitive salary based on your direct experience and current package. For the right candidate, further opportunities for growth and development will be available. Senior and junior candidates will be considered and the salary will reflect this.
This role is located within 25 minutes from Mullingar, 20 minutes from Westmeath, 30 minutes from Longford, and within an hour from NI border areas, Tullamore, Navan, Monaghan and Western Dublin areas, Blanchardstown, Lucan etc.
Buyer (Assistant Supply Chain Manager), what to do next
Contact FMCG Recruitment Consultant Martin Sim at Vickerstock on NI – 028 9031 3720 or ROI – 00353 1696 8388 quoting reference 894470 or send in your CV and he will give you a call to discuss in further detail.Apply for this job.