Buyer

A world leading Medical device organisation based in North Dublin are looking to increase their Procurement team, focusing on the direct materials categories. There are up to 350 staff on site in Dublin and the facility exclusively manufactures diagnostic products for global markets. Their manufacturing site has lean operations and is in a state of continuous improvement and rapid growth and as such, they are looking to hire a Buyer.

The Role

As a Buyer of direct materials, you will:

  • Report into the Head of Procurement and work within a team of 9 professionals
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 30 suppliers based in the US & Europe with a spend of 15-20 million per annum
  • Source and qualify new suppliers coupled with a strong emphasis on developing strong working relations with established suppliers within the network will be a key requirement
  • Expedite, confirm & schedule PO’s
  • Monitor key metrics such as cost and quality supplier delivery, and evaluate service on a regular basis to test completeness

The Person

  • All applicants must be degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong working knowledge of leading procurement tools, processes, methods and reporting techniques
  • Experience in commodity management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Capable of negotiating contracts preferred but not essential
  • Experience with SAP will be an advantage
  • Strong analytical / problem solving ability
  • Dynamic team player that can work proactively on cross functional teams

The Benefits

  • Performance bonus
  • Health insurance
  • 55-65k salary DOE
  • Career development
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Parking
  • Fully equipped gym on site
  • Flexitime working

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Paul McDonogh at HRM on +353 1 6321882 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: €63000 - €63000 Location: Dublin North