Supply Chain & Logistics JobsBuyer – Cork – 12 month contract

  • CJ50291
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Cork, Cork City

Collins McNicholas

Buyer | Cork | Contract Role | Contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email

Excellent opportunity with a view to perm. Employer of choice, if you have experience with buying electronic parts or metals, please get in touch. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Purchasing goods and services at the best Cost/Quality/Lead Time.
  • Coordinate Purchase Requisitions, Raise Purchase Orders and monitor supplier delivery dates. Communicate any risks/issues to senior colleagues and work to resolve.
  • Expedite urgent and outstanding orders to support Production and ensure the Delivery target of >98% is achieved.
  • Develop effective relations with suppliers, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Supporting new part introduction with the accurate and timely set up of purchasing related data
  • All admin duties arising from the above including; accurate maintenance of computer files, filing of quotes and purchase order duplicates, up to date records of NDA/SDR and Vendor Assessments
  • Provide weekly task reports
  • Assist in developing suitable supplier relationships and reducing inventory
  • Management of supplier performance including vendor reviews, to include on time performance, quality issues, communication effectiveness, cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Identify and deliver cost-saving projects across direct and indirect spend
  • Support cost estimate and quotation process on potential business and new products

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in purchasing electronics within an MRP system
  • Experience purchasing within a manufacturing and/or design environment, at a minimum running under ISO9001 certification.
  • Positive, flexible approach, able to prioritise workload and see tasks through to completion.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with a proven ability to manage time effectively.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication with team members, suppliers, and stakeholders.
  • Able to work well in a team environment and on your own initiative within a team setting.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and evidence of contributing to Continuous Improvement
  • A Technical or engineering qualification in a complementary discipline would be an advantage

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email

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