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Junior Supply Chain Specialist (County Cork)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 7800

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Here in Barden we are delighted to be partnering with our client, a growing and unique business, in their search for an ambitious Junior Supply Chain Specialist to work closely alongside the Director and wider team on a number of key projects as the business continues to grow.

This is a unique opportunity for someone to kick-start their career in the Supply Chain & Procurement space.

You don’t need to know everything about Supply Chain and Purchasing, just know where to go to look for solutions and be passionate about this company’s growth and mission. It is brilliant to see this business performing so well on an Irish as well as international stage.


  • Carry out assigned tasks as directed by the Procurement Director.
  • Ensure accurate creation of Purchase Orders (POs) for all purchases.
  • Allocate POs correctly to specific phases, stages, activity areas, and jobs.
  • Obtain documentation for all products and materials and deliver them to the Health & Safety Advisor or relevant deputy.
  • Assess and maintain minimum and maximum inventory levels as necessary.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to confirm delivery dates and ensure timely and complete deliveries.
  • Provide Stores with updated information on planned deliveries.
  • Communicate details of outstanding items and estimated delivery dates to Sites.
  • Address continuity of supply issues promptly and seek support for resolution when necessary.
  • Follow up and finalize returns and credit notes as applicable.
  • Process credit card payments as needed and maintain an updated visa card spreadsheet.
  • Assist Accounts with queries when required.
  • Uphold and ensure compliance with Procurement Procedures among personnel.
  • Manage Supplier Register and databases for key suppliers.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with suppliers to maintain high performance standards.
  • Aid in reviewing and reporting supplier performance or procurement program performance.
  • Support in identifying, sourcing, and onboarding new suppliers.
  • Assist in training all Procurement staff to meet required standards.


  • Relevant degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of supply chain or procurement experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and positive attitude
  • Ability to deal with various different stakeholders



Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Working with Jonathan’s team
Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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