Materials Manager

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Site Manager of the Plant, the successful candidate will work as part of a close-knit team to manage the purchasing and stock control of raw materials and other ingredients used in the production process.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

• Collaborate with other managers to determine the raw material supply needs
• Purchase supplies and materials according to specifications
• Coordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing procedures
• Control inventory levels to ensure availability of material at all times to the production process
• Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers to obtain best value and continuously evaluating cost reduction strategies
• Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc
• Assist in production forecasting to plan future orders for raw materials and supplies.
• Assist with ingredient traceability procedures and lean operational programmes
• Manage the customs process as needed due to Brexit

Qualifications and Skills:

• Experience as materials manager
• Experience in shipping and receiving
• Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
• Understanding of forecasting and budgeting
• Proficient in MS Office
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• A problem-solver
• BSc/BA in logistics or relevant role.


For more information please contact Sean on 087 922 1136 or email

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.