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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

A Technical Buyer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Shannon based client. This is an opportunity to join a fantastic company in a dynamic purchasing role.

Role of this position

  • Reviewing requisitions for the assigned commodities
  • Securing quotations as required, determining the lowest total cost
  • Placing purchase orders with approved suppliers in a timely manner
  • Monitors the consignment/Kanban releases for the commodities assigned and works with the vendors
  • Evaluation and selection of suppliers
  • Monitoring of inventory and working to reduce excess, no demand and obsolete inventory
  • Working closely with other departments to develop new products/processes
  • Developing annual cost reduction plans
  • Experience of monthly corporate reporting requirements


  • 3rd Level Degree in Business/Engineering
  • APICS or CPM certificate preferred
  • Negotiating experience
  • Six Sigma and lean operating principle knowledge
  • Microsoft Office Suite working knowledge
  • Skilled in the use of large ERP system, MRP knowledge would be beneficial

Please call Gillian Dunphy today for further information on 061-365969 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900