Buyer/Planner

  • Location
    Limerick, Limerick
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-072019-76875

Responsibilities:

*Operate as an on-site Buyer for a specialist distribution company operating throughout Ireland. They offer a comprehensive package covering both product supply and cost saving solutions to Industrial Customers.
*On a day-to-day basis in conjunction with his/her support team, place stock replenishment orders and arrange the necessary logistics to insure the correct product is delivered in a timely manner.
*Providing price quotations to CUSTOMER upon request (within 48hrs) and maintain records of quotations provided for audit purposes.
*To work closely with Customers Purchasing and Finance teams to insure a smooth process flow through purchase, receipt and issue
*Responsible for placing purchase orders for new and existing products.
*Identifying and managing cost improvement initiatives and embedding best practice in supplier relationship management.
*Liaise with external suppliers, Customer Engineering, third party sub-contractors and all aspects of the operation, to maintain proactive successful relations.
*Issue, receive and manage Customer owned Inventory and Company's Consignment Inventory utilizing the Customers stock management systems.
*Utilise the Company's ERP system for processing Sales Orders and controlling Company's owned inventory.
*Monitor and review performance against agreed plans and budgets, taking prompt and appropriate action to correct any shortfalls in performance.
*Review operating systems, procedures and practices on an ongoing basis.
*Recommending any changes to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency to reduce costs.
*Review all stocking profiles and identify procedures that can effectively be implemented to reduce any related cost.

Requirements:

*Proficient in MS tools, Word / Excel / Project / PowerPoint etc
*Must have purchasing experience
*Must have worked previously on ERP systems
*Project management skills.
*Communication skills.
*Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-moving team environment.
*Good negotiation skills.
*Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
*Understanding of supply chain systems and processes
*Attention to detail
*Self-Starter


Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Sheena Nolan