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Supply Chain & Materials

Senior Buyer - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Cork
Date: 1/07/2017
Job Reference: 88258

Job Description

Contact: Ros Lomasney
Email: ros@hero.ie
Telephone: 021 2066287

Senior Buyer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Buyer for their site.

Job Description / Information
The Senior Account Lead Buyer is responsible for strategic and tactical purchasing activities for assigned portfolio to ensure a high level of customer service. The Senior Account Lead Buyer balances supplier capacity and internal inventory levels with demand to support targets consistent with build plans, launch plans, customer service levels and inventory turns. The Senior Account Lead Buyer leads all efforts with suppliers to address product availability issues, and ensures that long term supply constraint issues are resolved or escalated when appropriate. The Senior Account Lead Buyer also has a high level of focus on driving continuous improvement both externally with the supplier and internally within the purchasing function and with key stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications
  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics, IPICS or other equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of five years Supply Chain experience in a high volume manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Excellent communication, written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills of MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Demonstrated project management.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Conversant with company policies/procedures/regulatory and FDA standards.
  • Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

For further information on this Senior Buyer role in Cork please contact Ros on 021 2066287 / ros@hero.ie
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