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Packaging & Dry Goods Coordinator

08/07/22 Tipperary Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an excellent opportunity for a Packaging and Dry Goods Coordinator to join the team of one of Ireland's fastest growing food companies, based in Co. Tipperary.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working in similar role, will be naturally very organised, a strong planner and a good communicator.

You will join a growing Operations team and report to the Operations Manager on site. 

Working closely with Production Managers and Stores Supervisor.

Full-time, permanent position. 

Monday - Friday 8.30am to 5pm 

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for the ordering and management of all packaging and dry ingredients for the business.
  • This includes placing orders, ensuring purchase order numbers are issued, scheduling of deliveries and usage monitoring to ensure packaging levels are held at agreed levels.
  • Key role in packaging for new product development.
  • Ad hoc jobs like arranging finished goods samples and generating reports.
  • Establish and agree with Senior Management packaging and ingredient KPI’s and present these on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Quality management of any issues in relation to packaging and ingredients.
  • Full responsibility for the month end packaging stock to include presentation in an agreed format to the Financial Controller.
  • Organisation of the stores in a basic layout – keeping obsolete packaging, labels, web, boxes, ingredients etc. in one agreed area and a label identifying what is on the racking.
  • Responsible for delivering the full integration of the traceability system into the dry goods, ingredients, and packaging warehouse to ensure full utilisation of the software. Support from project team.
  • Establish a bill of materials (on Season) for all finished goods to encompass packaging and ingredients. This system needs to be continuously managed and updated.
  • Coordinating tenders on packaging and ingredients.
  • Determine packaging wastage per production line, per SKU and reduce to an agreed level.
  • Find new packaging suppliers for as many dry good and ingredient lines as possible. Test their goods to ensure they meet company standards – work with all departments to ensure all standards are maintained.
  • Deliver improvements, championing sustainability and cost reductions.
  • Full management of the company’s two dry goods stores. 
  • Ensure stores are always audit ready.
  • Introduction of a store map with fixed location of all items.
  • Key role in approving artworks and ordering new packaging within the business to include.
  • Maintain customer relationships to continue strong working practices around customers NPD and artwork design, ensuring up to date versions are on file and print ready.
  • Uploading of packaging and ingredient information to the customers online systems.

Requirements:

  • Good understanding of IT packages and a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office - in particular Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Third level qualification is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working in a similar role, ideally in a manufacturing environment.

  

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Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at laura@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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