Buying Officer

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary car park, pension
Published 26 days ago
Start date asap
Contact Gabriel Hamill
Job ref Buyingofficerlisburn_1632840516

Job description

Purchasing Officer - Temporary Ongoing

The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring that the most cost-effective and appropriate materials are purchased according to established policy and procedure to improve site performance

  • Commercial acumen
  • Experience within purchasing and supply chain, buyer experience is desirable
  • SAP experience desirable but not essential
  • Negotiation skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Self-starter and the ability to work on own initiative
  • Business Knowledge
  • Strong computer skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Key Accountabilities

  • Purchase and expedite delivery of raw materials, equipment, supplies, spare parts, and services to maintain continuous and efficient plant operations.
  • You will be working day to day with our existing supply base and finding and onboarding new suppliers as required. Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with that supply base to ensure that information flow is good and required standards are maintained is key part of the role.
  • Ensure all Customs Clearance for importation of spares are completed in a timely manner and all paperwork in relation to Customs Clearance is available/traceable for auditable purposes.
  • Deal with day-to-day internal and external purchasing queries quickly and efficiently
  • Obtain quotes from suppliers and ensure the optimum balance is achieved on price and delivery times
  • Process invoice queries.
  • Compile, store and retrieve purchasing records on SAP system
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Ensure Health & Safety and Environmental standards and targets are met and maintained within defined company procedures and legislative requirements.

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