Transport, Warehousing & Automotive

Purchasing & Procurement Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41938234

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Purchasing & Procurement Coordinator for a leading food supplier client based in Millstreet. This is a permanent role.

Duties and Responsibilities of the role:

  • The management of purchasing so that stock is ordered in a timely fashion while adhering to min and max stock levels.
  • Working closely with both the Stock controller & Warehouse Manager to proactively avoid stock shortages. Monitor and maintain current inventory levels in line with usage and sales.
  • Inventory planning, including generation of the forecast and determining what to build and when in line with agreed stock levels to meet consumer demands.
  • Ensure all relevant purchasing/stock control/production SOP’s are in place and strictly adhered to.
  • Further responsibilities include the generation of all purchase orders, the tracking of all shipments, investigating problems and ensuring what we receive is what we ordered.
  • Being the point of contact with the sales team in respect of stock issues.
  • Process all above transactions / operations quickly and efficiently in accordance with company procedures and policies.
  • Purchase at the best available price and negotiate prices downwards where possible
  • Communicate price increases internally and agree and how the business will deal with such increases (alternative supplier, discontinue stock line, absorb price etc)
  • Build relationships with existing and new suppliers. Travel to trade shows and/or supplier facilities may be required occasionally.
  • Working closely with the team to set up and maintain a strong procurement function in the business. This will involve regular meetings with management, QA and R&D. 


  • Experience in Purchasing / Procurement / Supply Chain
  • Strong IT skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel)
  • Strong financial acumen
  • A proven track record of delivering results against KPI’s
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communicator, and able to build strong cross-functional relationships, internally and externally
  • Ability to manage your time and deadlines, the ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the market situation

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Katie on +353 21 4297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

**Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland**

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