Purchasing Manager

Location
Louth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Ref
BBBH3026
Contact
Nuira Esmau
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

My client is the leading distributor of retail goods. They are looking to recruit a purchasing manager to join the and manage their small team. You will be in charge of a team of 2 strategic buyers, with a spend of up to €7 million. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in purchasing, degree educated and has experience in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan and implement sourcing and purchasing strategies
  • Work with suppliers and internal departments
  • Ensure lead times on the system are correct, and allow for production to run smoothly
  • Maintain a database of approved suppliers
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Negotiate pricing.
  • Search and source potential suppliers and vendors
  • Track, measure and analyze company expenditures
  • Determine and track KPIs
  • Provide regular reports for upper management
  • Adhere to laws, rules and regulations

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level, preferably Supply chain or Business
  • Proven track record in Purchasing
  • Leadership qualities
  • Driven
  • Experience with Sage systems
  • Experience in retail buying

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