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Purchasing Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join our client's company. Our client is a luxury brand hotel based in Clare and is looking for candidates with 1+ experience in purchasing (preferably within the hospitality sector). This is a full-time, on-site, permanent role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Purchasing systems and procedures.
  • Delivery controls and monitor shipments.
  • Reporting at the earliest opportunity of any delays that may impact on service standards.
  • Processing of supplier invoices & credit notes.
  • Assisting with month-end and payment processing.
  • Assisting purchasing manager in negotiating prices with suppliers & maintaining strong working relationships with suppliers.
  • Completing price comparisons.
  • Assisting with product sourcing.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Having a shared responsibility in debit/credit card controls in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager.
  • Stock control and stocktakes and ensuring stock levels are maintained, considering seasonal factors.
  • Keeping in regular contact with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of PO's.

Key Requirements

  • Have at least 1+ years of experience in a purchasing role, preferably within the hotel/hospitality industry.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Candidates should have strong numerical skills
  • Be accurate in working practices
  • Be a highly organized individual that has great interpersonal and communication skills.

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

(021) 4911065