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Our client is looking for a Non MRO buyer to join their Limerick team on permanent contract. The successful candidate will manage the purchasing process centrally for a number of products/suppliers to ensure company has adequate stock available to meet the needs of their customers. The duties and responsibilities of this position require and detailed knowledge of purchasing with attention to detail, well-developed organizational skills and excellent Excel, Word and Outlook skills.

Key accountabilities:

  • Maintain ERP data for MRP calculation of forecasts for Inventory levels to ensure that replenishment parameters are set to ensure excellent customer service at optimum costs. 
  • Develop and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with colleagues in the branch network and at the centre. 
  • Negotiate and organise branch stock cleanses, identify and focus on problem stock and achieve targets for Aged Stock reduction. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure maximum commercial gain against defined purchasing objectives. 
  • Collate and analyse supplier performance and market intelligence information for use in negotiation and supplier development meetings. 
  • Provide a consistently excellent level of personal service. 
  • Work with suppliers on Debit note and invoices queries until resolved 

Experience, Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 3 years’ buyer experience while managing a large customer base
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Have good attention to detail and be able to prioritise
  • Strong communication skills to deal on a regular basis with colleagues at all levels of the organization and in all functions
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills and ability to work well under pressure

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy