Head of Procurement - Down

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 6463 Date Posted: Monday 25 Sep 2023

Head of Purchasing                                                                                                                                                                         Co. Down                                                                                                                                                                     Salary: Competitive         

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Purchasing to join our client’s team who are based in County Down that is easily commutable from Banbridge and Newry.

This role is suited to someone who has 3-5 years’ experience and has the ability to learn on the job and work within a great team that strive for improvement.


Roles Include:

  • To negotiate the best terms, ensure overall business objective are met and to control and maintain any relevant and updating of all systems that are required.
  • To deal with and prioritise all invoices and purchasing orders that are requested and ensure formal and up-to-date contracts of trading are in place.
  • To deal with customers on a regular basis face-to-face or on the phone and assist with anything that may require.
  • To prepare and review Purchasing Agreements/Contracts and Service Agreements as well as run a monthly report showing variances against budget cost.
  • Be responsible for reporting and developing regular reports on a daily basis including a profit improvement plan to deliver incremental procurement savings.
  • To complete all tenders within the time frame that is required.
  • Work together with the Quality team to ensure best practices are set in place.
  • To adhere to the companies Rules & Regulations and follow them accordingly.

Essential Criteria:

  • 3+ years’ experience within a Purchasing Manager role within a high-volume processing environment.
  • Degree in procurement (Desirable).
  • Team Player
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes.
  • Excellent Customer Service relations.

If you feel this is an opportunity that interests you, please contact Caolán for more information on 0283 089 8345.

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