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Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Medical Devices
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  • Job Ref: 19016

Senior Buyer| Medical Devices| Hybrid| Offaly

Senior Buyer 

As Senior Buyer you will have responsibility as part of an experienced team of buyers to manage the Supply Chain, both internally and externally to the Toll/ Contract Manufacturing plants in the USA, France and Porto Rico and other locations as required.

Senior Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Effective planning/coordinating ordering of raw materials items and production to support manufacturing plants in line with the agreed production plan. 
  • Maintain PO accuracy targeting zero receiving & invoice discrepancies. 
  • Identifying and implementing cost-down opportunities in Supply Chain. 
  • Approve Toll Purchase requisitions/orders and implement and monitor Toll / Contract Manufacturing KPIs 
  • Release of purchase orders to suppliers in line with MRP timelines. 
  • Supplier relationship management and negotiating and implementing Supply Agreements. 
  • Preparing requests for quotations and soliciting quotations. 
  • Streamline Procurement Process by efficient use of ERP systems 
  • Working with Engineering and other departments on cross-functional NPI projects 
  • Ensure forecasts are sent to key suppliers in accordance with agreed requirements. To interface with the production department and the warehouse to determine material requirements to ensure the timely supply of approved material to production. 
  • Support Purchasing Manager, to meet purchasing KPIs, and team goals and develop strategies that will create efficiencies.  

Senior Buyer requirements:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering or business discipline. 
  • Preferred CIPS/IIPMM qualified 
  • 5 Years plus Purchasing experience, preferable in an Electro-Mechanical or Medical Device environment 
  • Strong Oracle ERP experience is an advantage


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Tina Cornally.