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Buyer / Planner

Job Title: Buyer / Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 88781
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287

Buyer / Planer

Our client a leading food company in Dublin are looking to recruit a Buyer / Planner for their site

What will I be doing?
  • Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for all Supply Chain Activities.
  • Purchasing of Raw Materials
  • Maintaining lean stock levels of both Raw Materials and Manufactured products
  • Scheduling of Production
  • Responsible for the sourcing of Raw Materials and packaging for ongoing production
  • Develop a sourcing strategy that maintains lean stock levels of Raw Materials, whilst taking into consideration on time supply, high risk products and reduction of logistics costs.
  • Negotiate supply contracts for key high usage / value products
  • Manage Supplier relationships, and implement evaluation and penalty policies for Non Conformance.
  • Work with Quality to identify alternate approved suppliers for Raw Materials
  • Assist the team with sourcing of new Raw Materials for use in projects
  • Develop and manage the Production Scheduling Process, balancing efficiency with responsiveness to key business issues and technical restrictions
  • Identify and implement Supply Chain process improvements
  • Develop and document Standard Operating Procedures for Supply Chain activities
  • Utilise the ERP to gain efficiencies in Supply Chain activities, and work with the Financial Controller on the implementation of the Advanced Materials Management module
  • Produce strategic sourcing reports relevant to the portfolios of key customers
  • Develop and implement market updates for Senior Management on key commodity products
  • Develop KPIs which demonstrate the efficiency of the supply chain process
  • Develop product information sheets for internal communication and education
  • Lead cross functional projects
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as required
  • Prepare fortnightly purchasing briefing document

For further information on this Buyer / Planner role in Dublin please contact Jenny Dore on 021 2066287 /

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