Buyer- Kilkenny or Tipperary

Job Overview

My Client, a Leading Engineering Manufacturing Company, is in need of a Buyer to join their busy office based on the Kilkenny/Tipperary border. This role is highly commutable from Thurles, Clonmel or Kilkenny town.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate to join a world class and innovative Engineering Company. My client has continued to grow over the past year and there are many opportunities for growth in the industry to the right Buyer.

The duties for the Buyer would include:

  • Manage existing and new suppliers of materials, by negotiating and developing agreements with suppliers and the forecasting of price trend & impact on future activities.
  • Work closely as part of a production team to ensure continuity of parts and materials as needed for customer orders and client projects
  • Identify any possible supply issues which would interfere with the forecasted timelines for projects in a efficient and timely manner
  • Manage all Direct Material spend ensuring value is optimised.
  • Review and approve purchasing requests as required.
  • Any other duties deemed as necessary by Line manager

The requirements for the Buyer include but are not limited to:

  • Excellent IT skills- Use of Excel, Office, Word etc. Use of ERP systems such as SAP is advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience in an similar Procurement role or Procurement within the Construction Industry
  • Relevant qualification or Certification in Supply Chain or Procurement
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Highly organised and detail oriented

If you feel that you fulfil the above qualifications please apply today with your CV. If you have any further queries please contact Rachael Pando of FRS Recruitment.

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