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Purchasing and Planning Co-Ordinator

Job Title: Purchasing and Planning Co-Ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 87999
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287

Purchasing and Planning Co-Ordinator

Our client a leading food company in Dublin are looking to recruit a Purchasing and Planning Co-Ordinator for their site in Dublin

Reporting to the Managing Director, the PPC is responsible for Supply Chain Activities. This primarily covers 3 areas:
1 - Purchasing of Raw Materials - taking into account pricing, lead time, and technical considerations.
2 - Maintaining lean stock levels of both Raw Materials and Manufactured products
3 - Scheduling of Production in all available facilities

What will I be doing
  • 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 NPD 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 Epicor 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 Purchasing and Planning Co-Ordinator role in Dublin please contact Jenny Dore on 021 2066287 /

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