Collins McNicholas

Buyer Planner required with a minimum of two years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.  Galway city

Responsibilities:

  • Determines production requirements and dock dates by running shortage reports and communicating with production planners.
  • Obtains appropriate signature levels for purchase orders; prepares the order through the ERP/MRP/EPO system.
  • Expedites materials from suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Works with the Quality Assurance and Engineering departments to verify the accuracy of Non-Conforming Material Reports before returning materials to suppliers.
  • Obtains corrective action reports from suppliers to ensure that quality problems are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Supports the Engineering and Manufacturing departments on new product requirements to ensure that program deadlines are met.
  • Attends scheduled production planning and engineering meetings.
  • Provides monthly purchasing reports.
  • Reviews supplier contracts and ensures Suppliers are meeting the negotiated service levels and agreed pricing.
  • Evaluates vendor price increases. Works with management in obtaining new negotiated pricing and service levels.
  • Meets with suppliers and manufacturers’ representatives to obtain information concerning pricing, quality, availability and delivery of parts.
  • Evaluates Engineering Change Notices for cost or delivery impacts and to coordinate implementation of changes with suppliers.
  • Assists with supplier selection and set up.

 Requirements:

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a related Bachelor’s Degree.
  • A minimum of two years of purchasing experience.
  • Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate well with vendors.

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091-706712 or email noeleen.stewart@collinsmcnicholas.ie

 

 

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