• Location
    Galway, Cork
  • Category
    Purchasing - Buyer
  • Job type
  • Salary
    € 30000 - € 40000 / Year
  • External Reference

Reporting to the Head of Purchasing, the candidate is responsible for purchasing raw materials for the company and ensuring a consistent supply to meet customer needs. They will need to perform market research in order to move quickly when prices are favorable.


* Research, select, and purchase quality products and materials.
* Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
* Process requisitions and update management on the status of orders.
* Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
* Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.
* Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.


* Strong interpersonal skills to work with team members, clients, and suppliers
* Negotiation skills to work with suppliers and make better deals for the company
* An understanding of purchase order software platforms
* Good attention to detail to ensure all purchase orders are accurate
* Ability to work with a team
* Must have strong Excel & be proficient in Microsoft Word & PowerPoint.
* Good communicator who will keep the business abreast of all market developments that could impact raw material availability.

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Patrick Kiely