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Purchasing Assistant

15/01/19 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Purchasing Assistant – Leading Drinks brand

Are you looking to work with a famous global drinks brand? This is an excellent opportunity. The suitable candidate will be responsible for assisting the Category Purchasing Manager with the planning and procurement goods in line with the category strategy.

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist the category purchasing manager with the planning and procurement of goods
  • Working closely with NPD Marketing & Finance on new product set up
  • Coordinate continuous improvement opportunities with suppliers
  • Liaise with other teams as required
  • Working closely with Packaging Development/Manager and production teams on supplier change management and trials and the review of stage gate for new projects
  • Assist with the resolution supplier related issues
  • Engage with all suppliers on evaluations and to provide feedback to PR and report on same
  • Assist with all administrative tasks

Key Experience and Skills needed:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in related Procurement/Quality/Supply Chain
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar purchasing role, preferably within the FMCG sector
  • Manufacturing Planning Experience
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team-player
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical skills
  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills
  • Results orientated to meet project deadlines
  • Motivated and pro-active with a flexible and can-do attitude
  • IT literate with proven experience in MS Office & SAP

Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at or call for more information.

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