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Senior Buyer Engineer

Job Title: Senior Buyer Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
Industry:
REF: 83870
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer Engineer

Our client, a manufacturing company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Senior Buyer Engineer for their site.

Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordination of supplier related activities for the OBC (On Board Charger) applications.
  • Procurement market research for commodities purchased, this will include new supplier identification and benchmarking.
  • Complete contract and price negotiating with suppliers.
  • Supplier development Logistics / Quality / Technology.
  • Carry out cost reduction project in Supplier Logistics / Purchasing.
  • Implementing vendor programmes including EDI, Consignment Stock and Self-Build.
  • Support supplier escalation to resolve difficult supply issues.
  • Member of various project teams responsible for (NPI) new product introduction or other teams where purchasing involvement is required.
  • Efficient analysis of material requirements to ensure no surplus or obsolete material.
  • Maintain price and supplier information as well as PPV forecasting, price development reporting and other supplier related information on SAP.
  • Maintain vendor rating system and put improvement plans in place if required.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor / Manager.

Qualifications:
  • Degree in Business or engineering (NFQ Level 8).
  • 2 ? 4 yrs. experience in a senior Buyer Role in a manufacturing environment. Electronic Process knowledge with Power Electronics an advantage. SAP experience essential.

Skills:
Knowledge of MS Excel and E-Mail (Outlook) essential. Capability to work and lead a project management team. Excellent Communication and Negotiation Skills. German language is a distinct advantage as the successful candidate will be based in Germany for 1 year.

Personality Requirements:
Well-motivated, approachable individual. Outgoing flexible characteristics with distinctive ability to work on own initiative and assume responsibility for decision making. Very good attendance record.

Overall basic purpose of the job:
Senior Buyer / Engineer purchasing member of a project management team responsible for co-ordination of supplier related activities for production.




For further information on this Senior Buyer Engineer position in please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 / aoife@hero.ie
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