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Buyer I

Req ID: J2245636

  • Location
    Bray, Ireland
  • Category Purchasing
  • Posted Thursday, October 8, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description


Procure all components necessary to support production or prototype builds. In conjunction, responsibilities include; accomplishing the best possible pricing, lead time agreements, resolution of quality issues, delivery and inventory levels.


  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Graduate/Junior Buyer in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leaving Certificate/or Relevant Third Level Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office and strong IT skills.
  • Systems experience or a clear demonstration of the ability to learn to use systems quickly.

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Procure stock inventory materials, components and packaging. Ensure materials availability to support production through MRP execution. Support equipment and services procurement.
  • Compliance responsibilities for the procurement function ensuring that all records are kept up-to-date and audit presentable.
  • Maintaining supplier records; sending supplier set up forms, and analyzing the documents returned for full completion. Implementing checks to current records for audit compliance.
  • Placing purchase orders according to established policies and procedures, including any returns. Following up on supplier purchase orders, and regular generation of supplier forecasts.
  • Supplier relationship management; interacting with suppliers and customers via telephone, email and meetings. Regularly assess supplier performance according to established metrics and procedures.
  • Purchasing specifications management; generation of specifications, upload of approved documents to NWQS and filing of same.
  • Preparation of documentation for reporting at regular Supply Chain meetings; evaluating supplier performance and reliability through formal reporting with defined metrics of Quality Delivery and Performance.
  • Support new site projects as a Supply Chain representative; managing the critical path and ensuring key dates are met, highlighting any issues to the project team/manager.

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