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Role: Buyer Planner

Location: Waterford

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Our client are Off-site Construction specialists providing solutions for use in the residential construction sector throughout Ireland and the UK. Due to continued expansion they are seeking to recruit a Buyer Planner to join their operations in Waterford.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Negotiating and managing the purchase of materials and services for factory production and ensuring continuity of supply for the smooth operation of manufacturing activities.

Key Skills :

Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills are essential. The ability to work as part of a dynamic team and to appreciate the operational needs of the business is key.

PRINCIPAL Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the procurement of all materials and services for factory operations.
  • Preparing and updating procurement schedules to align with planned factory production.
  • Implementing and enforcing the company's procurement policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring inventory and stock levels and reviewing against planned factory production.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier records and information.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating supply agreements.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers and materials.
  • Working with Factory Production Manager and Factory supervisors to ascertain the procurement requirements for factory operations.

Education/ Experience Requirements :

  • 3+ years of experience in a buyer / procurement role or similar position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Proven ability to deliver in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in manufacturing/engineering sector an advantage but not essential .

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visa or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland.