Buyer Direct Materials

A world leading medical device organisation based in Dublin are looking to increase their Procurement team, focusing on the direct materials categories. Their manufacturing site has lean operations and is in a state of continuous improvement and rapid growth.

The Role

As 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 – PO management experience crucial
  • 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
  • Career development
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Parking

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

Salary: €50000 - €60000 Location: Dublin North