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Procurement Specialist

Posted 12th February  negotiable Craigavon, County Armagh # PM897407 (1)

Procurement Specialist (Food)


Ref: 897407

Vickerstock are currently assisting a leading food manufacturing client - supplier to food retailers, caterers and food processing companies with an emphasis on Quality, Taste and Value for money - with the hire of a Procurement Specialist to aid with their continued expansion.

Your new role:

As the successful Procurement Specialist you will work closely with the Procurement Manager in the effective management of procurement and supply.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Procurement planning and forecasting
  • Profitably sourcing and procuring product in line with volume, specification and budget requirements
  • Supplier management including price negotiations and agreeing payment
  • Developing and maintaining effective business relationships with producers, suppliers and growers
  • Maintaining good supplier/market awareness, including data analysis
  • Accurate and timely completion of purchase orders
  • Transport planning and management (goods inward)
  • Store management
  • Stock replenishment, rotation and residency

What you will need to succeed:

  • 3rd Level qualification
  • Experience in a procurement/buying/commercial role, preferably within the Agri Food Industry
  • Ability to complete tasks to a high standard with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
  • Pro-active, practical approach to problem solving and decision making
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately within in a fast paced working environment
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Excellent I.T. skills - MS Office with strong competence in Excel
  • Willingness to travel (G.B. /R.O.I.) from time to time.

What we have to offer:

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Monday to Friday 7.45am-5.20pm (40hrs flexibility required)

Contact Paul Muir to discuss this or other Procurement/Buyer opportunities in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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