Buyer/ Planner

  • Location
    Cork City, Kerry
  • Category
    Purchasing - Buyer
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • External Reference
    JN-012022-228976

Our client, a leading manufacturing technology company based in Kerry, are currently seeking a Buyer/ Planner to join their team on a 6 month contract.

The purpose of the role will be to deal with activities such as material procurement, production planning, vendor management and inventory control.

Responsibilities include;
-Working to customer requests, schedule orders in line with material availability
-Put together weekly production schedule production planning and skipping requirements
-Support materials requirements with production and engineering teams
-Act as supplier manager for the supply base and monitor supplier performance on a monthly/ quarterly basis
-Manage cost reduction projects on purchased items and supply chain lean initiatives.
-Support implementation of vendor and inventory management systems.
-Manage sourcing of raw material supply including new supplier negotiation and agreements.
-Monitor supplier performance against agreed KPI's

Requirements include;
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Ability to work on own initiative
-Highly analytical with a meticulous attention to detail
-Problem solver with great prioritisation skills
-Excellent communication skills at all levels
-IIPMM Cert / Dip highly beneficial
-Experience of ERP systems
-Previous experience in a buyer/planner role within a manufacturing environment.


If you feel this is the role for you, please apply via the link or for more info, contact Adecco Cork


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

Please apply with your CV to: Orlaith Gowen