Buyer or Purchasing Specialist role, based in Co. Louth, negotiable salary
Your new company
A leading manufacturer based in Co. Louth with a brand name recognised internationally are experiencing significant growth and have recently opened a new site for production, for this reason they are keen to introduce a new Buyer for their ever successful procurement team. This is a rare opportunity for an experienced buyer to build a long-term career, on a permanent full-time basis. With award winning products they are passionate on the service and brand in which they deliver, this organisation offers an impressive working culture.
Your new role
This unique opportunity will allow you to put your personal stamp on the purchasing department; you will provide fresh vision on current processes contributing to the strategic planning of the organisation. You will manage cost effective supplier relationships, monitoring quality, lead times and delivery scheduling. You will travel to trade shows and meet European based suppliers to conduct supplier audits.
What you’ll need to succeed
Your previous experience working for a successful procurement, material planning or supply chain team with a proven track record of successful price negotiations, supplier performance monitoring and spend management. You will demonstrate the ability to outsource new suppliers on a global scale and build long term relationships with an existing supply base. Although not essential, a third level qualification or working towards a CIPS membership will be highly beneficial.
What you’ll get in return
In return you will develop your career within a rewarding environment, this company is passionate about their product base and have grown from strength to strength, with long term career development opportunities they reward staff with financial incentives within a pleasant working culture. This role offers a challenging but rewarding mix based at the companies head office. There is free car parking with excellent commuter links.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Portadown on 02838445800.
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