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Nigel O'Leary
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Job Title: Buyer/Planner

Location: Shannon, Co Clare

Job Type: Permanent

We are looking for a skilled Buyer/Planner to join our team in Shannon, Co Clare. The ideal candidate will have experience in purchasing and planning, with strong analytical and organizational skills.


- Manage the procurement of materials and services required for production.
- Work closely with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of materials.
- Maintain accurate inventory levels to support production requirements.
- Monitor and analyze demand trends to anticipate future material needs.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure quality and cost-effective solutions.
- Manage and execute purchase orders and ensure timely delivery.
- Monitor and report on supplier performance, resolving any issues that arise.
- Maintain accurate records and reports on purchasing and inventory activities.


- Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in purchasing and planning.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
- Experience with ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.

If you are a motivated and organized individual with experience in purchasing and planning, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

For more on this and other roles in call Nigel O'Leary on 086 8168273 or email

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