Supply Chain Manager

Competitive
Permanent
Cork
06 Aug 2019
BBBH737458

An excellent opportunity to join an exciting company

Our FMCG client based in North Cork have a requirement for a strong and experienced Supply Chain Manager. Due to ongoing growth of the business this opportunity has been created. This is a business-critical role that will allow the company make the next step

With a strong reputation and brand, this business has gone from strength to strength and is now one of Ireland's leading providers to the food industry.

You will take ownership of the implementation of the whole Supply chain.

You will be responsible for buying, negotiating contracts, supply chain, stock, forecasting, planning and logistics.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate forecasts of demand for services and products;
  • Take a proactive approach and conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
  • Liaise with suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers;
  • Negotiate and agree contracts while monitoring the quality of service provided;
  • Develop a purchasing strategy;
  • Produce reports and statistics using computer software;
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors;
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives;
  • Train and supervise the work of other members of staff.

Requirement:

  • 5 years Supply Chain experience in an FMCG
  • 3rd Level degree in Supply Chain, Business or equivalent.
  • Prior Supplier Management experience.
  • Experience with Change Management is a substantial advantage

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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