Purchasing Manager – Galway

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Identify, drive & support cost reduction initiatives.
  • Management & development of the purchasing team.
  • Ensure effective Inventory strategies
  • Champion continuous process improvement 
  • Develop policies, procedures, systems and processes for the Purchasing area 
  • Negotiation & presentation of plans with all levels of management 
  • Work with New Product Development teams to provide material in line with project goals
  • Partner with Planning to develop a direct and indirect materials supply plan
  • Inventory and purchasing related reports

Required Experience:

  • 10 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment with exposure to all Demand Management (DM), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and inventory control.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP supply chain functionality is essential.
  • Demonstrated achievement of driving change, continuous improvement and exposure to lean supply chain techniques.
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience in medical device environment desirable but not essential

Contact Brenda today for more information on this role: brenda.flannery@cpl.ie - 0858723761

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