Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Buyer/Planner for their site.
- Determines production requirements and dock dates by running shortage reports and communicating with production planners.
- Obtains appropriate signature levels for purchase orders; prepares the order through the ERP/MRP/EPO system.
- Expedites materials from suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
- Works with the Quality Assurance and Engineering departments to verify the accuracy of Non-Conforming Material Reports before returning materials to suppliers.
- Obtains corrective action reports from suppliers to ensure that quality problems are resolved in a timely manner.
- Supports the Engineering and Manufacturing departments on new product requirements to ensure that program deadlines are met.
- Attends scheduled production planning and engineering meetings.
- Provides monthly purchasing reports.
- Reviews supplier contracts and ensures Suppliers are meeting the negotiated service levels and agreed pricing.
- Evaluates vendor price increases. Works with management in obtaining new negotiated pricing and service levels.
- Meets with suppliers and manufacturers' representatives to obtain information concerning pricing, quality, availability and delivery of parts.
- Evaluates Engineering Change Notices for cost or delivery impacts and to coordinate implementation of changes with suppliers.
- Assists with supplier selection and set up.
- Provide back-up cover to Planners as required
- Performs other related duties and tasks as required.
- Education and/or experience equivalent to a related Bachelor's Degree.
- A minimum of two years of purchasing experience.
- Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
- Ability to communicate and negotiate well with vendors.
- Excellent knowledge of business mathematics.
- Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.
For further information on this Buyer/Planner role in Galway please contact Fiona Keane on 086 7738651 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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