Site Lead

Location Laois, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €40000 - €45000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Kelly
Job ref DWPLSH19_1616166341

Job description

My client a highly experienced Global Sourcing Specialists in Industrial Supplies are looking to recruit a site lead in Portlaoise

This role will report to the Area Manger. The function of the role is to support the client in all aspects of the stores. The role requires excellent stores knowledge with strong procurement skills.


  • Complying with Health & Safety
  • Liaising with Engineers and other Client staff
  • Managing all aspect of running the stores including cycle counting
  • Sourcing supplies for our clients and providing quotes
  • Acquiring purchase orders from our clients to support the quote
  • Creating sales orders
  • Matching client purchase orders to sales orders and dispatching invoices
  • Ordering from our suppliers and providing purchase order numbers
  • Monitoring all open orders for clients and following up on items delayed
  • Informing our clients of any delays or issues
  • Adherence to strict deadlines, providing timely, accurate information
  • Supporting the stores team when required
  • Some Planning Duties
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile

  • Strong procurement background with excellent administrative skills
  • Previous Food & Beverage and or Pharma & GMP experience an advantage
  • Proficiency using ERP systems ie SAP Maximo Oracle etc
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask, work to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent Communication Skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Fluency in English essential and must be confident in dealing with clients and vendors
  • Flexible approach to all areas of the role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly Excel essential


  • Food/Beverage/Pharma industry experience an advantage but not essential
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Fluency in English

The successful candidate

  • Excellent people skills with a focus on building and strengthening the client relationship
  • A strong focus on continuous improvement and attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyse

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