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Purchasing Officer

Location Ballymena
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 29 days ago
Contact email Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref J3515_1683812392

Job description

Purchasing Officer

We are recruiting for a Purchasing Officer to join the team for one of our clients in Ballymena on a full time permanent basis. You will be responsible for working as part of a busy team to ensure the effective purchasing of goods.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Stock Control:

  • Order adequate stock to satisfy customer requirements
  • Review stock daily with Sales, production and Senior Management
  • Liaise daily with management on all stock items which may affect production
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly financial stock takes

Vendor / Supplier Management:

  • Managing delivery timescales
  • Pro-actively manage and analyse supplier pricing
  • Source new and alternative products to comply with operational requirements
  • Monitor supplier performance and take the appropriate corrective actions

The successful candidate will report to the Operations Director and ideally will possess:

  • Recent relevant experience in a demanding Purchasing Role
  • Strong organisation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent IT skills including MS excel and preferably Microsoft Dynamics
  • Ability to set deadlines and hold suppliers and internal departments to these deadlines
  • A results driven attitude with the ability to re-prioritise and work under pressure
  • Ability to work on your own imitative and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Trader Support System

Hours of Work:

  • 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday


  • Negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

Please contact Deirdre on 028 25 642699 at Staffline Recruitment to speak in confidence regarding the role or email


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