Purchasing / Supply Chain Manager - Newry
Your new company
Due to internal growth and new contract wins, a well-established manufacturing firm in Newry have created a new role to manage their purchasing team with excellent career development opportunities going forward. This company are leading NI employers and distribute specialised material for the market they operate within whilst placing a huge emphasis on internal progression, and offer this position on a full time permanent basis.
Your new role
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will create KPI's and measurable performance outputs for all Buyers on site to control the procurement of all materials and achieve cost savings each month. The Purchasing Manager be responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain process by focusing on lean manufacturing principles and constantly driving to implement continuous improvement initiatives. Also, you will build and maintain professional relationships with a global supply base, strategically outsource new supply to improve quality and price, with frequent travel to Asia when required.
What you'll need to succeed
Your previous experience in managing a high performing purchasing team will lead to success, along with the ability to build and maintain relationships with global suppliers and flexibility to travel within global markets. Also, the candidate will demonstrate excellent communication, planning and organisational skills with experience in price negotiation and usage of MRP/ERP software.
What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to join a leading NI employer, who operate within a growing market industry and have celebrated recent success and new global contract wins. Upon start date, you will be provided with full internal training and have the opportunity of career progression further down the line.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Portadown on .
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