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Store Person/ Buyer

Requisition ID 35810
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CST1
Posting Type LI

 

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

 

In this role, you are responsible for control and processes the engineering purchasing workflow from requisition all the way through to goods receipts, ensuring all stocks are managed and controlled. Responsible for goods movements, ensuring all stocks are managed and controlled within the engineering store. Manage the reports on goods movements by providing analyses and recommendations to improve the overall operations cost efficiency. 60% of time spent in the store room and 40% on procurement of materials and services

Key responsibilities

 

Controls and processes the engineering purchasing workflow from requisition all the way through to goods receipt for all purchases. This includes:

 

  • Receiving technical specifications from engineers
  • Sourcing parts and/or identifying suppliers
  • Generating and placing purchase orders
  • Follows up on overdue purchase orders for undelivered items.
  • Receiving goods and completing Goods receipt notes against orders
  • Returning goods to supplier

 

Responsible for ensuring all stock is managed and controlled within the engineering stores using CMMS system – ( MEX or similar). This includes:

 

  • Manage all engineering stock sku files including holding levels, reorder points, EOQ and where necessary technical data specification sheets.
  • Ensuring proper storage conditions are applied to spares &/or materials (Environmental conditions, specific resting position, maintenance requirements)
  • Manages & controls all rotable repair parts from removal/review through to repair or disposal including both internal and external repair/servicing, collection and delivery.
  • Undertakes weekly cycle counting, ensuring each item location is checked at least once annually, seeks authorisation for stock adjustments, makes stock adjustments and files all paperwork
  • Works closely with vendors to ensure timely supply, best available cost of goods and  quality of goods is sufficient to meet the site requirement/application
  • Receiving technical specifications from engineers
  • Sourcing parts and/or identifying suppliers, follow up on overdue purchase orders for undelivered items
  • Returning goods to supplier & Warranty of goods
  • Undertakes training and trains others as identified by management for the proper discharge of duties in adhering to stock control procedures and/or requesting of non-stock spares & Materials.
  • Works closely with vendors to ensure timely supply, best available cost of goods and  quality of goods is sufficient to meet the site requirement/application
  • Carriage cost control 
  • Trending of goods issues, identifying abnormal runs
     

Qualifications and skills

 

  • Good communication skills – able to present written and verbal reports that are understood by the target audience and ensure all communications with external persons are conducted in a professional manner which reflects the company profile.
  • Sound PC & good administrative skills including knowledge with stock management and purchasing systems.
  • Negotiation skills and experience of working with vendors to lower cost or improve value for money.
  • Trade / stores or similar background would be advantageous
  • Experience with CMMS (MEX) would be advantageous

 

The engineering purchaser / stores controller is measured in performance of their duties and execution of assigned responsibilities by: 

 

  • Completion of assigned purchase orders
  • Completion of assigned work order kitting
  • Completion of assigned cycle counting
  • Stores areas organised and tidy, with parts easily located and retrievable
  • Stores Inventory Value – Meeting site agreed target
  • Stores Cycle counting – 98% compliance
  • Purchasing workflow control – No requisitions, PO’s or queries older than 2 months
     

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