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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JN -032024-1958314
  • 1 month ago
  • Competitive
Job Description

Elevate Your Career as a Senior Buyer!

Our Client a leader in designing and building Automated Equipment for the medical device, pharmaceutical and other highly regulated sectors based in Cork City are looking for a Senior Buyer to join the team on permanent basis.

Overview of role:

  • Managing the engineering purchasing activities across the business
  • Be responsible for planning and enabling provision of parts through the supply chain and delivery to support the business
  • Become part of a multidisciplinary team delivering automated equipment solutions from concept to implementation, with focus on purchasing activities
  • To lead and implement certain projects, especially those related to provision of parts for equipment
  • A great opportunity to grow a purchasing career and support the company in ambitious expansion plans

Main Tasks:

  • Balancing workload across vendors to maintain a risk-balanced and optimal supply chain
  • Assess and propose strategies for improved performance within the supply chain
  • Manage risks and issues in the supply chain, escalating key concerns
  • Address value for money within supply chain and make decisions on competitive tender
  • Respond to project requests and ensure timely delivery of components with the required personnel
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Manage the status of parts delivery dates
  • Receiving and kitting of parts for projects
  • Following up with suppliers for issues with late deliveries
  • When required provide support to sales quotations by providing estimates of supply chain costs etc.
  • Assist in the exporting of goods internationally, ensuring documentation is correct and complies with international customs regulations
  • Provide purchasing metrics to key stakeholders
  • Assist with invoicing queries and work directly with the accounts team to ensure suppliers terms are met
  • Recognise potential purchasing risks and mitigate where possible
  • Maintain live and accurate inventory information in our ERP software system through stock taking activities

Experience:

  • Experience in purchasing of electrical, pneumatic and mechanical components preferred
  • Ability to accurately assess quotations for value for money essential
  • Ability to write technical documentation e.g., RFQ, POs and quotations to a high standard and in a regulated industry essential
  • Experience in an equipment engineering and maintenance role in a regulated industry preferred
  • Experience in working to a structured project management system preferred
  • Experience of working to an accredited Quality System preferred
  • Inventory management and experience with stock control essential.

Qualifications:

* A Level 7 minimum qualification in an Engineering, Procurement or supply chain related disciplines or equivalent experience is preferred

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe