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Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 88258
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287 / 0860449371

Senior Buyer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Buyer for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Responsible for strategic and tactical purchasing activities for assigned portfolio to ensure a high level of customer service.
  • Balance supplier capacity and internal inventory levels with demand to support targets consistent with build plans, launch plans, customer service levels and inventory turns.
  • Leads all efforts with suppliers to address product availability issues, and ensures that long term supply constraint issues are resolved or escalated when appropriate.
  • Has a high level of focus on driving continuous improvement both externally with the supplier and internally within the purchasing function and with key stakeholders

What do I need
  • 3rd level qualification in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management/Logistics, IPICS or other equivalent is required.
  • 5 years Supply Chain experience in a high volume manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Excellent communication, written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills of MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
  • Customer focused and ability to influence others.
  • Demonstrated project management.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills.

For further information on this Senior Buyer role in Cork please contact Jenny on 021 2066287 / 0860449371
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