We are partnering with our client to recruit for the position of Senior Buyer / Planner reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the ordering and delivery of all purchased items for the production facility based in County Kildare.


· Act as Lead buyer for steel raw materials and traded goods, including responsibility for negotiation, forecasting and replenishment.

· Raise Purchase Orders, Blanket Orders, and contracts within SAP.

· Responsible for stock accuracy and in line with forecasts and safety levels meeting budgeted targets.

· Act as Base Line Support for Materials Management module of SAP.

· Liaise with freight companies to ensure goods arrive on time and in full.

· Ensure all buying prices are agreed with Supply Chain Manager.

· Work closely with internal teams to ensure correct stocks are ordered and informing status of orders.

· Negotiate prices and meet suppliers on site when required.

· Ensure health and safety practices are adhered to at all times to include good housekeeping.

· Complete all SAP Reporting.

· Meet set KPI’s a set down by Supply Chain Manager.


· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Procurement.

· 3rd Level qualification in Purchasing.

· Excellent negotiating and influencing skills.

· Strong organisational, planning, and strategic reporting experience.

· Ability to work on your own initiative. 

· Strong interpersonal skills.

· Experienced in using SAP / ERP Systems and be generally confident in working with related I.T. applications.

Please contact Edel for a confidential discussion.



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