Purchasing Supply Chain Specialist

Retail, Purchasing, Buyer

Your new company

A nationwide retail provider are seeking a Purchasing Supply Chain Specialist to join their dynamic team on a permanent basis. This family-owned company have been operating for many years & is Ireland's most well-known and best-loved retail brands that is continuously growing. This role is based in Galway and offers a competitive salary along with fantastic benefits. This is a fantastic time to join this company as they enter an exciting new phase in their chosen industry.

Your new role

As a Purchasing Supply Chain Specialist, you will be supporting the Purchasing Director from their Head Office in Galway. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge and has experienced knowledge within the industry.

Responsibilities include:
  • Monitoring supplier performance
  • Managing and liaising with suppliers, ensuring that all shipments are shipped on time
  • Responsible for Forecasting & ordering stock
  • Responsible for preparing purchasing budgets
  • Developing procedures to improve the processes within the purchasing department
  • Managing and liaising with suppliers, ensuring that all shipments are shipped on time
  • Monitoring and evaluating supplier performance based on delivery reliability and quality
  • Setting up new items on the system and updating the company database records on pricing, lead times, etc
  • Working proactively with all departments in the company to help maintain an efficient supply chain
  • Improving systems by providing constructive feedback and recommendations on how we could change/improve our system to meet purchasing requirements


What you'll need to succeed

The suitable candidate must have previous purchasing experience, displaying an ability to analyse data to determine the correct purchasing requirements of an ever-changing retail landscape. Demonstrate exceptionally strong organisational and problem-solving skills. They will also be self-motivated, with an ability to multi-task. A flexible approach and commitment to ensuring the smooth running of the daily operations of the Company is of utmost importance. Working with Management, this role will deal with highly confidential information and so, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate discretion in their duties.
  • Previous experience in a Purchasing role is essential
  • Analytical
  • Attention to detail
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Comfortable working on one’s own initiative
  • Solutions focused
  • Excellent numerical and administrative skills for accurate order processing and data entry
  • High Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel)
  • Ability to handle information in a professional manner and with appropriate discretion
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • A Team Player with the ability to work independently


What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • We’re dynamic and expanding
  • Fun, fast pace; high energy work environment
  • Culture of developing and promoting from within the company
  • Pension schemes
  • Generous staff discounts
  • Education Support and Career Development opportunities
  • Great opportunity if you are seeking to develop your skills and work with a closely with teams across the organisation


What you need to do now

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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Retail & Consumer Goods
Location
Galway
Specialism
Office and Admin Management
Pay
Depending on experience
Ref:
1100301

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Megan McNally, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Galway
3a Commerce House, Flood Street

Telephone: 091416922

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