Planning & Procurement Specialist
Main Purpose of the Job
The successful candidate will evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review product quality. You will be responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for Ash Technologies, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality. The incumbent will promote and maintain a prominent level of communication and liaison with external suppliers and the various departments within Ash Technologies.
You will report to the Operations Director and your priority will be to manage the purchasing and timely delivery of stock to Ash Technologies, in line with demand planning and minimum stock levels.
Preferably you will have a qualification in Supply Chain management or similar with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the manufacturing industry. You will have good PC skills, be an expert on Excel, and have good data analysis skills. You should have the ability to quickly adapt to our demand planning software and should possess sound judgement with decision making skills. A proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets would be an advantage and excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential.
We design advanced digital inspection solutions for the global manufacturing, R&D and quality Inspection market. Our product designs have won the Irish Design Award (IDA) as well as the prestigious internationally recognized Reddot award.
We were awarded the Irish Times Innovation award for Manufacturing in 2017, “Innovator of the Year 2016” by the Small Firms Association (SFA) and won the “Deloitte Award for Innovation 2014 – 2016” on the IMI Innovation for Growth (I4G) program awarded by Deloitte and Enterprise Ireland.
Apply with your CV and cover letter for the attention of Margaret Maguire at firstname.lastname@example.org
All non-EEA applicants, unless exempted, must hold a current valid Employment Permit to work in Ireland.
Details available on Employment Permits – DETE (enterprise.gov.ie)
We do not require the assistance of recruiters at this time.