Purchasing Manager

Salary: €45 - €50,000 + Package Location: Cork Macroom Experience: 3+ years Job no: AK1120Job Status: Full-Time

We are presently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager for our clients in Macroom, county Cork. Reporting to the regional Manager, we require someone with extensive knowledge and experience of dealing with suppliers and setting up managing and working on a supply chain network. You will come from the MRO sector, have excellent engineering knowledge and will be responsible for Monitoring and forecast upcoming levels of demand. This is a full-time position, based on site in Macroom, County Cork


  • Analysing and optimizing the Supply Chain.
  • Material planning.
  • Material, subcontract and service purchase and follow-up.
  • General administration of all relevant processes including purchase orders, subcontract operations, sales orders, receipting, invoicing, stock adjustments, etc.
  • Liaising with suppliers, and visiting supplier facilities as necessary.
  • Working with all involved internal and external parties.
  • Optimising inventory levels.
  • Processing complaints.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience is required in a purchasing role.
  • A recognised qualification in a related discipline.
  • Experience in Engineering/manufacturing environments is a distinct advantage.
  • Strong negotiation, IT skills, analytics, and organisational skills.
  • Advanced skills with formulas and complex financial spreadsheets in MS Excel.
  • Experience of material planning and contract management with an ERP system

Salary is open to negotiation and dependent on experience and in the region of €45 – 50,000 with an additional package. please feel free to apply and send your updated CV via email directly to me at adrien@redchair.ie

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