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Purchasing Specialist

Our client, a leading healthcare company, is seeking to recruit a Purchasing Specialist to join their dynamic team. This is a permanent contract and the role will hold the responsibility for material requirements planning, purchase order management and inventory management.

Responsibilities (Full Job Description available upon request)

As a Purchasing Specialist, you will be responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and control purchasing activities to ensure compliance with company policies, and procedures and within budget limits
  • Maintain accurate inventory and non-inventory transactions
  • Establish good vendor relations with all suppliers
  • Generate Purchase Requisition’s as necessary
  • Ensure P.O’s are issued on a timely basis to suppliers
  • Liaise with Quality assurance to ensure that raw materials and packaging are tested and released within agreed time scale
  • Monitor and control inventories of purchased materials
  • Ensure all goods are received/dispatched in line with company QA policies and procedures
  • Supplier negotiations and sourcing alternative vendors


  • Third Level Qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum 2 years experience in purchasing/production planning
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • A high level of expertise required in solving scheduling, logistics, expediting and purchasing problems

For more information on this Purchasing Specialist role, please contact Chloe Somers

071 9140254