Purchasing and Supply Chain Analyst

Location Cavan, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €35000 - €45000 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Una Brennan
Job ref EN 000987_1615553177

Job description

We are excited to be working with an established global manufacturer of engineering products to assist in the recruitment of a Purchasing and Supply Chain Analyst based at their Cavan site.

Reporting to Head of Procurement and Supply Chain, the role is key to utilising the ERP system to its potential, within the Procurement and Supply chain environment.

You will lead the co-ordination, process management, reporting and quality management of all Procurement and Supply Chain processes.

The role offers a great opportunity to gain experience and exposure to our global Procurement function and processes, while working with a wide range of people and disciplines.

The Role:

As the Purchasing and Supply Chain Analyst your duties will involve:

  • Delivery of SAP planning and forecasting processes which drive excellent procurement practices.
  • Own full SAP utilization of Procurement and Supply Chain processes, while driving continuous improvement in all areas, including planning, forecasting and inventory management.
  • Review, evaluate and recommend key planning attributes within SAP during the product lifecycle.
  • Introduce and own inventory management, reporting and analysis.
  • Represent plant Procurement team on the clients Master Data projects.
  • Procurement representative and lead on SAP role out teams throughout the group.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgeting and ongoing tracking.
  • Maintain and own Procurement compliance Policy and control documents and procedures.
  • Lead ongoing data accuracy review with Procurement and Logistic teams, driving continuous improvement.
  • Assist in development of new reports to support the team.
  • Assist team in all areas of Procurement and Supply Chain when and where required.
  • Assist with development of and the monthly preparation of KPIs.


The ideal Purchasing and Supply Chain Analyst will have:

  • Bachelors degree in Business/Finance/IT or equivalent preferred, with a proven ability for excellence in numeracy and strong attention to detail.
  • 2 years minimum experience working in a Procurement, Supply Chain and Inventory role.
  • Proven track record in SAP Procurement with an ability to introduce change.
  • Advanced understanding of Procurement and Supply chain SAP functionality.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Energetic and flexible - capable to meet deadlines and ad-hoc requests. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience working with Enterprise, Resourcing and Planning (ERP) Systems - SAP a distinct advantage

Hours of work:

  • Mon - Fri 8am - 4.30pm OR 9am - 5.30pm

In Return:

  • Excellent salary
  • Free parking

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