Purchasing Planner

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is a fast growing, innovative, international agri-food technology business, supplying innovative environmental, animal and human health solutions to the farm, feed and food industry internationally. Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish has five manufacturing sites in the UK, as well as United States and Mexico.

The Role

The successful applicant will be a collaborative team player within the Devenish Nutrition Procurement team and report to the Procurement Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the procurement department with daily running of the department
  • Working with regulatory and quality teams on product and supplier approval
  • Purchasing report analysis and preparation
  • Imports and clearance management
  • Source and research products, suppliers and markets
  • Working with supply chain on MRP and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) ensuring raw material availability and stock accuracy across multiple sites
  • Expediting orders where required

What we are looking for:

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree Level or equivalent qualification in a related subject or, at least 3 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative and demonstrate excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure.
  • Be a strong team player with ability to work on cross functional teams and projects
  • An ability to work on own initiative and to work collaboratively with others
  • Proficient IT knowledge
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Full clean driving licence

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company matched pension scheme paid via salary sacrifice
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Based in Belfast, travel to other sites within the group essential, mainly GB and ROI
  • 37.5 hours week, flexibility will be required
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, indicating why you are suitable for this role to:

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st March 2019 at 5pm.

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community