Buyer / Planner

Posted 23 January 2023
Salary €45000 - €50000 per annum
LocationDundalk
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing Jobs
ReferenceCQ97234_1674479336
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an industry leading design & manufacturing firm based in Dundalk on the appointment on an experienced Buyer/Planner

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will ensure the procurement of materials meets manufacturing schedules and deadlines. You should be used to a very high level of spend and purchasing components on a large scale across multiple suppliers.

In your new role:

  • Working closely with other procurement team members and our engineering department to procure and source components
  • Raising orders and keeping track of existing orders progress
  • Negotiating pricing and credit terms, and managing any shortages of materials
  • Building long-term relationships with suppliers to improve cost, quality and supply of parts and materials
  • Working to a tight production schedule to ensure components arrive on time
  • Sourcing new components and evaluating new suppliers

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a buying/planning role (ideally within a manufacturing background)
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel (essential)
  • Third level degree or equivalent experience (minimum of 2 years) in Procurement/Supply Chain Management.

What's in it for you:

  • Starting salary of up to €50,000 (depending on experience)
  • Personal development and career progression
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

If you are ready to take the next step in your career and would like a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you. Give Chris our Supply Chain specialist a call on 028 9031 3720.