Storm Recruitment is in search of a Supply Chain Graduate to join our client’s team in Naas, Co. Kildare. The primary focus of this role is to provide support to the Procurement and Continuous Improvement Departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source materials and packaging from approved suppliers as required by the business.
  • Support the sourcing of new raw materials (NRM’s) for the Culinary & Innovation (C&I) department, ensuring adherence to agreed timelines for project success.
  • Maintain the NRM tracker and collaborate with the NPD team to ensure that all new raw materials used in product development align with relevant customer codes of practice, supplier policies, EU legislation, and internal department requirements.
  • Keep the raw material workflow updated as necessary.
  • Assist in introducing new sources and/or rationalizing to establish and drive a cost reduction program across all suppliers without compromising the quality of materials currently purchased.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with current and new suppliers.
  • Collaborate with SCM to manage, monitor, and measure supplier lead times and performance, taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Provide administrative support across the procurement department as needed.
  • Review forecasts and contracts with the Procurement team, securing additional raw materials as required.
  • Adhere to all company policies and agreed-upon KPIs.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

  • Third-level education is desirable.
  • A degree in business or a relevant discipline is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Desirable experience in project tracking.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong administration and numerical skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including but not limited to Excel.
  • Self-starter who can work independently.
  • Adaptable to change and capable of multitasking when necessary.
  • Proven track record in delivering results.

If you’re interested in this Supply Chain Graduate role, please get in touch with Orla today in the office or connect with her on Linkedin!

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To apply for this job email your details to Orla@stormrecruitment.ie