Current vacancy

Purchasing Manager

County Meath

Purchasing Team Manager

Louth/Meath/Cavan/Monaghan area

Lincoln are working with their client to recruit a Purchasing Team Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a hybrid position.

The primary focus of this role is Vendor management & Stores management with an element of buying.



  • Leadership, supervision, and development of the team.
  • Effective and timely stock replenishment of raw materials, and merchandised goods, to ensure no production interruptions and zero lost customer orders due to purchasing planning failures.
  • Identification & minimisation of risks to upstream supply chain to ensure on-time delivery to customers and to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Management of Engineering Stores processes to ensure stock availability for all site engineering activities.
  • Ensure compliance with all external regulatory and internal processes and audits.
  • Placement, and as required logistics coordination of purchase orders with relevant suppliers as required and according to process.
  • Ensure all administrative requirements, including customs declarations, are completed to ensure timely arrival of orders.
  • Follow-up as required with relevant supplier to ensure timely delivery of orders.
  • Work closely with Operations and Customer Service regarding material availability and any potential stock-out to minimise risk and maximise awareness.
  • Prepare, issue & follow up on Supplier Corrective Action Reports.
  • Prepare any required reports, as necessary.


  • A business or Supply Chain or Purchasing qualification will be an advantage.
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in a similar operational Purchasing/Planning supervisory or management role.
  • SAP knowledge or similar ERP system will be an advantage.
  • Strong digital skills – advanced Excel especially VLOOKUP’s & Pivot Tables.
  • Proven leadership of a team in a high-tempo environment.


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Lee Doheny avatar
Principal, Head of HR Recruitment
+353 85 135 3820