Planner/Buyer - Cork

€35-45K - Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 2096 Date Posted: Monday 09 Aug 2021
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Planner/Buyer                                                        Cork                                                            €35-45K

A leading Manufacturing Company based in County Cork is looking for a Planner/Buyer to join their ever-expanding business. They are looking for a self-motivated individual with good communication skills to jump on board and work in a team environment in order to aid the business in achieving their ambitious goals.

Job Description:

In this role, the successful candidate will generate and manage sales forecasting activities in order to produce a detailed purchasing plan that will meet the needs of the sales forecast. In addition to this you will need to support the purchasing team with sales trends, materials planning and handling various sales forecasts.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Determine stock requirements based on demand, from this place orders.
  • Place orders with varied supply base in order to meet customer demand.
  • Minimising stock holding and maintain pricing.
  • Ensure all deliveries are booked in and arrive on time and in full.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve any issues.
  • Liaise with other functional departments within the company to resolve any queries and streamline processes.
  • Keep customer service and sales fully informed re product information.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with current suppliers.
  • Plan, monitor and report on material levels to optimise production.
  • Identify any areas for cost saving, targeted inventory reduction or improve efficiency.

Relevant Skills:

  • Ability to communicate strongly and form good working relationships.
  • Ability to be a strong negotiator.
  • Ability to be a good team player.
  • Have good organisational and planning skills.
  • Self-motivated and talented individual.
  • Positive attitude towards work.

Experience and Knowledge:

The successful individual should hold a degree level/ HND/HNC qualification in a relevant field with a good level of experience working for at least 3-5 years in a similar role. A good understanding of the Manufacturing Environment and the Food Industry would be beneficial.

For more information, please feel free to contact Megan on 01 531 4886.

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