Job Detail

Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane

Vendor Scheduler

New role for a Vendor Scehduler/Purchasing Specialist to join a high volume manufacturing plant in Mayo. You will join a team of 6 people approx based in Mayo and located remotely. Ideally the candidate will come from FMCG or similar industry.

  • Create, release and follow through of Purchase Orders to meet the demands of the production plan and Product Commercialization requirements.
  • Follow through and monitor inbound deliveries with Suppliers, Warehouse, 3PL and QA.
  • Communicate in a timely manner changes which will impact production plan by revising the delivery schedule to ensure that it reflects changes either internally or externally driven, e.g., changes in customer priorities.
  • Liaise with Master Schedulers, Production Schedulers, Lab, Warehouse, Product Commercialization, Formulations and Customer Services as appropriate.
  • Budget preparation.
  • Ownership of MRP II / SCE measures for area of responsibility.
  • Proactively identify and drive improvements in business processes.
  • Dealing with suppliers in Europe and also China


  • Support the Materials Review Board process by ensuring inventory levels comply with company's policy and write-offs are minimized.
  • Perform adequate checks on product quality, supplier reliability to drive improvements in our cost structure and flexibilities in supplies.
  • Develop existing suppliers by performing regular performance reviews on suppliers' delivery and drive improvements

• Minimum of 5 years' experience in multinational organization's purchasing / Procurement function.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Excellent PC skills in Microsoft and PowerPoint.
• Preference for candidates with good working knowledge of SAP

  • Preference for candidates with Food/ beverage processing or pharmaceutical manufacturing Supply Chain experience.
  • Business Intelligence an advantage but not essential

For further information on this role please contact Fiona Keane on 086 7738651 /
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Vendor Scheduler

Fiona Keane

Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane
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