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Junior Buyer- Clare

Job Overview

Our client, a major US Multinational, has an exceptional opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join their busy procurement team in Shannon

This is a full time, 12 Month contract with a possibility of extension to the right Junior Buyer

We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated candidate to work in a hard working, fun ethos organisation. The successful person will have good ERP experience ideally SAP, be naturally organised, smart, energetic, enthusiastic, a creative problem solver who can make decisions independently.

You will be responsible for executing and maintaining Purchase Orders via MRP (Material Requirements Planning) on 3rd party suppliers; all customer and supplier communications; SAP delivery processing, SAP data accuracy (POs and in-transits), as well as monitoring incoming supply to USA and addressing all exceptions & expedites with Planning, Customer Service, Logistics and Warehouses.

This individual is a key participant in an existing team of buyers with keen attention to executing supply and associated inbound deliveries from a supplier base in Asia to our clients Distribution Centres in the U.S.

As part of a team, the Junior Buyer role provides Procurement services across our clients 4 business platforms to create a 'best in class' service interacting between a supplier base in Asia and warehouse facilities in the U.S. The Buyer will help streamline the global procurement process and, in the execution of his/her duties, interface with Buyer team members in Shannon as well as internationally based customers and suppliers.

Junior Buyer Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate and process purchase requisitions from MRP output

Place and maintain Purchase Orders with suppliers globally

Draft and execute clear and concise communication to both suppliers and customers

Ensure SAP data accuracy (P.O.'s, goods 'in transit'), inbound delivery processing and parts master-data

Co-ordinate with stakeholders including Logistics and Distribution Centres for incoming shipments

Ensure accurate & timely inbound shipping paperwork processing, expediting, air-freight & P.O approvals

Action and if appropriate escalate, MRP exception messages

Provide metrics/reporting as requested at periodic intervals

Adhere to all procedural controls

Build a good working vendor & customer relationship

Contribute to the development of processes & procedures to identify process improvement opportunities

Participate in projects with a focus to increase effectiveness of our client's global procurement services.

Education and Experience:

2-3 years of experience working in high volume transactional purchasing/order fulfilment/customer service

SAP or other ERP system experience required

Good understanding of Supply Chain and Order Fulfilment process

Strong verbal and written communication skills with previous supplier and/or direct customer experience

Highly analytical with strong systems accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

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

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