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Our client is one of the largest global electronics manufacturing services companies and they have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join their team in their Cork facility. This is a full-time, permanent role that is based on site. This role would ideally suit someone with 2-3 years of experience in direct sourcing or procurement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviews requisitions and MRP output.
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase.
  • Orders, reschedules and cancels material based on requisitions and MRP output.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery and inventories.
  • Manages supplier to price, delivery and quality expectations and escalates when appropriate.
  • Approves invoices for payment.
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.
  • Analyzes inventory levels. Prepares liability reports for excess and obsolete management.
  • May gather quotations, examine bids, negotiate contracts and make awards.
  • May plan, schedule, and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle.
  • Interfaces with suppliers and customers to secure both delivery and the best market price.
  • Makes tactical buying decisions. Executes corporate sourcing programs and purchasing high dollar parts.
  • Conducts quarterly supplier reviews.
  • Maintains procurement records, reports and metrics
  • Prepares and/or reviews bid requests and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.

Key Requirements

  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience (ideally direct sourcing/procurement)
  • Third level education in a related field
  • Attention to detail & accuracy of work.
  • Actively participate in training deemed appropriate to the position.
  • Good team player.                                                           
  • Excellent time-keeping, communication, problem-solving, and MS Office skills                                                          
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Eligible to work in Ireland (EU)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Ryan Blackett. 

(021) 4911065