Buyer- Waterford- 12 month contract | Collins McNicholas

Buyer- Waterford- 12 month contract

  • Reference: CJ45482
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Munster, Waterford
  • Category: Production


  • Procurement of Raw Materials, Packaging Materials, Consumables, Supplies and Miscellaneous items.
  • Work closely with existing suppliers to ensure:
    • Highest quality standards on a consistent basis
    • Best practices and on time deliveries.
    • All documentation complies with the company’s requirements.
    • Identify new and alternative suppliers for all materials.
    • Conduct price reviews and comparisons with alternative suppliers.
    • Conduct price negotiations and agree credit terms with existing suppliers.
    • Generate annual and monthly materials requirements in both quantity and value from customer forecasts.
  • Work closely with the company’s Quality function in scheduling and agreeing Audits of suppliers’ facilities.
  • Update and register internal SOP’s and ensure that the necessary personnel are trained and that training files are maintained.
  • Work very closely with Planning and Customer Services to ensure timely deliveries, allowing sufficient time for the approval of materials.
  • Responsible to ensure that SAP API and Excipient master data is accurate.
  • Ensure that all purchasing personnel utilise SAP to manage materials in an efficient manner


Role Requirements:

  • APICS qualification.
  • 5 years plus experience in a Purchasing role operating modern systems.
  • A motivated, self-starter with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.
  • MRP/MPS experience essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email

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