Buyer - Cavan

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 6606 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Oct 2023

Buyer                                                                                                                                                 Cavan                                                                                                                                                           Salary: Competitive

We are currently recruiting for Buyers for a well-established company based in Cavan.

The role would involve the purchase of goods, materials, and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, considering price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support the procurement team in the development of product category strategies by undertaking market analysis and research.
  • Assist the team in data collection on supplier performance
  • Collate Request for Quotation (RFQ) responses and complete costing sheets
  • Manage supplier invoice queries and resolve in agreed timescales
  • Support the procurement team in undertaking due diligence of suppliers and ensure that new suppliers are recorded and registered on business systems
  • Maintain a supplier database to strengthen the procurement process
  • Maintain technical reference files for all bought components and related suppliers
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding, and cost breakdown and experience of working closely with suppliers
  • Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements
  • Ensure all material is collected or shipped on time
  • Ensure the planning department are shipping orders

Key Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a purchasing team withing a fast- paced manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of SAP essential.
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications


For more information surrounding the role, feel free to contact Ellie on 01 531 4886

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