Procurement Co-Ordinator

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: KK, IE

Company: Glanbia







Procurement Coordinator 

Fixed Term Contract


About Tirlán

Tirlán, formerly known as Glanbia Ireland, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

A talented team of over 2,100 people manage Tirlán’s network of 11 production facilities and 52 agri retail outlets serving its communities with annual revenues of over €3 billion expected in 2022. Tirlán’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Kilkenny city and innovation centre in Ballyragget promote innovation, creativity and collaboration. Tirlán is committed to sustainability throughout the organisation through its comprehensive Living Proof programme, and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) contained within it. For more information visit


Role Profile

Based in Kilkenny, the Procurement Coordinator is part of Tirlán’s Procurement Services team and reports to the Senior Procurement Process Manager. The role is responsible for providing procurement process and system support to Tirlán stakeholders and suppliers.


Key responsibilities

  • Support stakeholder queries across a range of procurement process and system related topics including the use of SAP and Ariba (Tirlán’s procurement systems).  
  • Deliver procurement training to new and existing users including requisitioners and approvers.
  • Develop and maintain training and process documentation.
  • PO management including PO reviews, Framework Orders and Invoice Plans.
  • Provide guidance and support to Procurement Category Managers and stakeholders in the setup of appropriate buying and invoicing channels for suppliers.  
  • Create purchase requisitions and complete goods receipts on behalf of designated functions and stakeholders.
  • Procurement approvals (PO changes, new material creations, contract pricing and additions, master data updates).
  • Co-ordinate scheduled account reviews with select suppliers.
  • Support supplier invoicing and payment queries and liase with appropriate stakeholders to resolve including Accounts Payable. 
  • Identify and support procurement process improvement initiatives.


Key Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and has the ability to think outside the box for problem-solving and solutions.
  • Strong IT skills with experience of SAP or Ariba preferrable
  • Teamwork skills as well as the ability to work on own initiative


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date resume.


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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Tirlán embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

At Tirlán, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

At Tirlán our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Tirlán owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


About us:

The farmer-owned co-operative has a first-class track record of success in the global market. Rooted in a rich heritage of family farming and embedded in its communities, Tirlán has evolved to bring the passion of its farmers and their high-quality milk and grains to the international marketplace. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to its milk pool of three billion litres and its premium grains portfolio, Tirlán now exports to more than 80 countries.  Its award-winning brands are household names in Ireland, and include Ireland’s number one consumer dairy brand, Avonmore.

The organisation draws on a wealth of experience to deliver exceptional products and tailored nutritional solutions including Kilmeaden, Wexford, Truly Grass Fed, Solmiko, CheddMax and GAIN. Tirlán has a strong market presence in the UK, France, Germany, UAE, the US, North Africa, Japan and China.

Tirlán is a Values Based Organisation -