Buyer

Employment Type : Permanent
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Location : Dublin
Reference : AK
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Description:

We are seeking a dedicated, passionate professional Buyer for a construction company based in Dublin 22. This is a full time permanent role reporting to the Procurement Manager and offers excellent remuneration and further career opportunities. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, have knowledge or good understanding of the construction market with a previous background working with distribution or supply chain management.

 

Salary: €35,000 – €38,000 DOE/Qualifications

 

Day to day:

  • Work with suppliers to maintain competitive pricing
  • Maximise the company’s competitive position
  • Place PO’s for required products
  • Liaise closely with Vendors to ensure timely supply of materials
  • Liaise with Vendors regarding RFQ’s to ensure best cost prices for new products
  • Support lead-time reduction initiatives
  • Ensure inventory levels are in line with plant’s stocking parameters
  • Run/circulate monthly inventory reports for Buyers
  • Explore and action all purchasing opportunities
  • Actively support sustainability related projects
  • Actively support the Procurement Manager in budget review processes
  • Ensure externally sourced materials/components are to the quality standard specified by the Company
  • Work closely with all internal and external stakeholders

 

Key Requirements:

  • 3-4 years in procurement role preferably in Construction/Modular building/Builders Merchants sector
  • Knowledge of planning would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Numeracy skills in order to analyse facts and figures
  • Attention to detail to insure order accuracy is a must
  • A flair for negotiation and networking
  • Microsoft / computer skills
  • Flexibility required when the need arise in other departments

 

Desired Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will have any of the following:
  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics
  • IPICS or IIPMM

 

For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of April or call Osborne on 01 5252457

 

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