Purchasing Officer (Manufacturing)

Job Overview

A leading manufacturing company in Co. Laois are looking for a Purchasing Officer to join their team. This is a full time permanent role.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will be working as part of a team in a fast paced business environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to progress with a growing company in the Midlands.

Duties to include:

  • Identify and implement cost saving opportunities resulting in bottom line savings in purchasing.
  • Establish strategic sourcing of materials and services needed to enable us to deliver superior value to key customers and to enhance the organisation's competitive position in the market place.
  • Negotiate Contracts for the purchase of raw materials, capital equipment, etc.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager in the day to day running of the Department.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager with high level purchasing, planning and strategic decisions.

Experience Required:

  • Some procurement experience in a manufacturing or related Industry.
  • Ability to assess/understand/ and interpret drawings of components - For example: Experience working in purchasing in bulk for car components or industry related experience would be an advantage.
  • Strong Vendor negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum guidance in a team environment.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to make decisions.
  • Advanced level Excel experience required
  • Sage 50/Sage 200 an advantage.

To Apply:

Please email your CV through the attached link

Phone calls to Louise on 05793 26999 / 086 4670069

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