Back to Job Search

Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer | 18 Month Contract | Multinational | Medical Devices | Galway Hybrid

We are looking for a Senior Buyer with expertise in Procurement/Purchasing to be the lead representative on a global business transformation program accompanying a move of their ERP system.


  • In conjunction with the Purchasing team, capture and share additional requirements beyond Global Template to support Galway's go-live.
  • Understand and communicate the key system changes and implications of those changes to the Purchasing team.
  • Primary point of contact for Galway site on Direct Purchasing workstreams.
  • Active participant in Magellan meetings & forums.
  • Coordination of all Purchasing activities during implementation and cutover.
  • Partner with sister site representatives to align on a common approach with particular emphasis on Galway/Maple Grove dual-site implementation.
  • Champion Master Data accuracy for Purchasing team.


  • NFQ Level 8 (240 ETCS) qualification in a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Procurement, Purchasing, or Planning. Experience in both areas is a distinct advantage.
  • Systems experience in SAP, Rapid Response, and MS Excel.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of MRP, PPDS, and CRP.
  • Proven adaptability, comfortable with change, and with a demonstrated ability to react and respond to a fast-changing environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate analytical capability to interpret and challenge data and to identify where data may not be accurate or incomplete
  • Strong leadership, communication, and influencing skills
  • Self-starter with a strong, proactive work ethic.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710