Operational Buyer (Buyer Planner)

Webrecruit Ireland

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Job Description
Operational Buyer (Buyer Planner)
Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick

The Company

Our client specialises in developing innovative electronic, electromechanical and mechatronic products for the automotive industry. They are now looking for an Operational Buyer to support our client’s procurement activities.

The Benefits

- Competitive salary DOE
- Healthcare at a discounted rate
- Pension
- Sick pay
- 20 days’ annual leave

If you have purchasing experience and good knowledge of mechanical components, this is a fantastic opportunity to build on your expertise with a family owned, global, leading business.

This is an exciting new challenge within an innovative and forward-thinking environment where you’ll be challenged to succeed and well rewarded for your efforts.

So, if you are eager to grow and develop your purchasing talents within the engineering field, this is the role you’ve been waiting for.

The Role

As an Operational Buyer, you will support day-to-day purchasing activities to enable our client’s supply chain.

Working to support Senior Buyers, you will review and update orders on the SAP system and databases, prepare information for audits and issues RFQs, analysing results and preparing overviews.

Your role will involve:

- Creating samples and orders with suppliers
- Creating and maintaining tooling and sample orders on SAP
- Generating planned orders and purchase requisition reports
- Updating the supplier list and pricing
- Maintaining the vendor rating system

Other organisations may call this role Purchasing Administrator, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Co-ordinator, Engineering Buyer, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Officer, Supply Chain Planner, or Procurement Planner.

The closing date for this role is the 14th February 2020.

Webrecruit Ireland and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you want to take your next step as an Operational Buyer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.
Job Requirements
About You

To join our client as an Operational Buyer, you will need:

- Previous purchasing experience
- Knowledge of mechanical components
- Skills in data processing
- The demonstrable ability to work on your own initiative
- At a minimum, a Leaving Certificate and a recognised business and/or administration qualification
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and email
- Excellent numeracy skills

Ideally, you will have skills in negotiating, telecommunications and Microsoft Word, but this is not essential. The ability to follow process and update information on SAP, CDB and other systems would also be beneficial.
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