Procurement and Stock Control Manager - Co Monaghan

Ref: 398 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Role       Procurement and Stock Control Manager Co. Monaghan


Role Overview

The Procurement and Stock Control Manager will have accountability for spend across the group and responsible for the company warehouse, supply management to farms and packhouses, stock takes, and Crate Management throughout the group sites. Reporting to the Supply Chain and Procurement Director, the role holder will lead the strategic sourcing activities with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions, while managing price risk and maintaining/improving product quality and vendor service levels. The role holder will work closely with key stakeholders to implement effective risk management strategies.


Main Duties

  • Manage the team to ensure that all sites have the correct product/service at the right time and the best price.
  • Leads sourcing activities, overseeing all activities related to procurement of material, from intent to purchase through to delivery of the material
  • In conjunction with business leads, develops, coordinates, and executes effective price risk management strategies
  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that minimize the Group’s total cost of ownership, while upholding internal and external policies, governmental regulations and laws and maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct
  • Develops and utilizes a system to evaluate vendor quotations with the appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service
  • Tracks performance within each spend category and defines budgetary impact
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications 
  • Reviews and resolves vendor claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Trains other team members and colleagues across the organisation, as required, in the procurement systems
  • Ensure we communicate efficiently both internally and externally where all sites and departments are aligned regarding our purchasing and stock management processes and procedures.
  • Create and maintain a Supplier usage tracker which will monitor usage, costs and reduce waste. Ensure that we are always using the most appropriate and cost effective supplier for each particular business need
  • Create KPI’s regarding Costs and Usage with a goal to improve efficiency


Experience and Qualifications

  • Strong price risk management skills
  • At least 5 years of a successful track record working within the Manufacturing Industry in Procurement/Supply Chain or related field with at least 3-years of experience in the procurement area in a Food Manufacturing-Consumer Goods (FMCG) company
  • Ideally a Degree/Diploma with an IIPMM qualification combined with relevant commercial experience or can demonstrate such expertise gained via career working experience
  • Have excellent communication skills ( both written and verbal), excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Be an energetic, enthusiastic team player who has the ability to work on your own initiative when required 
  • CPM (Certificate in Purchasing Management) is advantageous


Other significant role requirements

  • Full clean driving licence and valid passport
  • Travel routinely to company locations 
  • Knowledge of Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish or Russian language would be advantageous


If you are interested in the above role, please register and upload your CV on quoting reference KR/536.

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