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Buyer - Cork - 12 Month Contract






Buyer | Cork | Contract Role | Contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email Excellent opportunity with a view to perm. Employer of choice, if you have experience with buying electronic parts or metals, please get in touch. Role Responsibilities: Purchasing goods and services at the best Cost/Quality/Lead Time. Coordinate Purchase Requisitions, Raise Purchase Orders and monitor supplier delivery dates. Communicate any risks/issues to senior colleagues and work to resolve. Expedite urgent and outstanding orders to support Production and ensure the Delivery target of >98% is achieved. Develop effective relations with suppliers, partners, and stakeholders. Supporting new part introduction with the accurate and timely set up of purchasing related data. All admin duties arising from the above including; accurate maintenance of computer files, filing of quotes and purchase order duplicates, up to date records of NDA/SDR and Vendor Assessments. Provide weekly task reports. Assist in developing suitable supplier relationships and reducing inventory. Management of supplier performance including vendor reviews, to include on time performance, quality issues, communication effectiveness, cost reduction and process improvement. Identify and deliver cost-saving projects across direct and indirect spend. Support cost estimate and quotation process on potential business and new products. Role Requirements: Minimum 1 years’ experience in purchasing electronics within an MRP system. Experience purchasing within a manufacturing and/or design environment, at a minimum running under ISO9001 certification. Positive, flexible approach, able to prioritise workload and see tasks through to completion. Excellent planning and organisational skills with a proven ability to manage time effectively. Demonstrate excellent communication with team members, suppliers, and stakeholders. Able to work well in a team environment and on your own initiative within a team setting. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook. Knowledge of Lean principles and evidence of contributing to Continuous Improvement. A Technical or engineering qualification in a complementary discipline would be an advantage. For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our consultants to discuss all the latest jobs!.

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255 days ago