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Purchasing assistant

Job Seekers Ireland Supply Chain & Procurement Manufacturing

Job Summary

  • Meath
  • Permanent
  • BBBH771332
  • Dec 03, 2020
  • €30k - €40k
Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for a junior purchasing/Supply Chain professional to join an award winning company headquartered in Ireland

In this busy fast paced role, you will report to the VP of Supply Chain. You will work as part of a small admin team and undertake all administrative tasks required to ensure the smooth running of the service department.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs
  • Researching potential suppliers
  • Issue Purchase Orders to Suppliers
  • Maintain positive relationships with suppliers
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • General Admin Duties
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, suppliers, quantities, discounts)
  • Assist in conducting market research to identify pricing trends
  • Maintain updated records and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition

Requirements

  • Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role desirable but not essential this is an entry level role
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of market research
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Training will be available to successful candidate on SAP

Key Competencies:

  • Effective Communication
  • Team Work
  • Planning and Organising
  • Quality
  • Judgement
  • Drive and Enthusiasm
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced department.

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

marsha-mcgroarty
Marsha McGroarty
  • Consultant | Supply Chain Recruitment
  • (01) 432 1555
  • mmcgroarty@morganmckinley.com