Procurement/Stores Technician

Location Laois, Republic of Ireland
Job type Contract
Salary €40000 - €45000 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Kelly
Job ref DWSHP1705_1652795941

Job description

My client are a highly experienced Global Sourcing Specialists in Industrial Supplies. They currently deal with numerous high profile multi nationals delivering a specialist service which requires an exceptional admin team in head office to support our experts on site. We have built strong relationships with not only our clients but also our suppliers and we work diligently at maintaining those relationships through communication.

They are currently recruiting a temporary Procurement/Stores Technician on our client site in Portlaoise. This is a 6 month contract.

This role will report to the Area Manger. The function of the role is to support the client in all aspects of the stores/procurement. The role requires excellent stores knowledge with strong procurement skills.


  • Complying with Health & Safety
  • Liaising with Engineers and other Client staff
  • Managing all aspect of running the stores including cycle counting
  • Sourcing supplies for our clients and providing quotes
  • Acquiring purchase orders from our clients to support the quote
  • Creating sales orders
  • Matching client purchase orders to sales orders and despatching invoices
  • Ordering from our suppliers and providing purchase order numbers
  • Monitoring all open orders for clients and following up on items delayed
  • Informing our clients of any delays or issues
  • Adherance to strict deadlines, providing timely, accurate information
  • Supporting the stores team when required
  • Some Planning Duties
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile

  • Strong procurement background with excellent administrative skills
  • Previous Food & Beverage and or Pharma & GMP experience an advantage
  • Proficiency using ERP systems ie SAP Maximo Oracle etc
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask, work to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent Communication Skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Fluency in English essential and must be confident in dealing with clients and vendors
  • Flexible approach to all areas of the role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly Excel essential


  • Food/Beverage/Pharma industry experience an advantage but not essential
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Fluency in English

The successful candidate

  • Excellent people skills with a focus on building and strengthening the client relationship
  • A strong focus on continuous improvement and attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyse
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.


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