Purchasing Officer Ballymena

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref BA000POB_1627637323

Job description

Purchasing Officer - Required

We are currently recruiting for an Experienced Purchasing Officer to to join a growing team for one of our clients based in Ballymena. The client has been a trusted supplier of quality tools, accessories and fixings to the trade for over for years and is a major independent fixings and power tool supplier.

Job Description and Duties

The successful candidate will be responsible for working as part of a busy team to ensure the effective purchasing of goods.

Stock Control:

  • Order adequate stock to satisfy customer requirements
  • Use MRP for stock ordering and review daily with Sales, Production and Senior management
  • Liaise daily with management on all stock items which may affect production
  • Maintain an accurate bill of materials system
  • 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

Essential Criteria

  • Recent relevant experience in a demanding Purchasing Role
  • Strong organisation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Excel and preferably Microsoft Navision
  • 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 initiative and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Brexit and new protocols

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday - 8am - 5pm


  • £20k - £30k depending on experience

Job Type- Full time, Permanent

If you are interested in the above position, please apply and a member of the Staffline team will be in touch with those successful applicants.


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