Senior Buyer - longford

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 6602 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Oct 2023

Senior Buyer                                                                                                                            Co. Longford                                                                                                                                                           Є: Competitive

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join our client based in County Longford, who are expanding their project portfolio and have a reputation for quality and innovation.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has 5+ years’ experience in procurement and strong negotiation skills.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Engage in negotiations with suppliers to secure favourable agreements and competitive prices.
  • Implement effective negotiation strategies to achieve cost savings.
  • Oversee the phased-in purchasing of all materials within the company, with a focus on site materials and demonstrate and implement cost-saving initiatives for major expenditures.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with both new and existing suppliers as well as conducting regular assessments of suppliers' performance and capabilities.
  • Manage the company's internal purchasing system in accordance with company policies and ensure accuracy and timeliness of all purchasing information.
  • Generate and provide requested reports, including quarterly spend reports and monthly KPI reports.
  • Forecast price trends in the market and analyse their potential impact on future procurement activities.
  • Supervise the work of other members in the purchasing department.

Key Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a procurement or buying role.
  • A recognised qualification in procurement or a related field.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Analytical mindset for cost-saving opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in using purchasing and procurement software/systems.
  • Ability to forecast and analyse market trends.
  • Leadership and team management capabilities.


If you feel this is an opportunity that interests you, please contact Ellie for more information on        01 5314 886.

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