Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary €25000 - €30000 per annum
Published 5 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR282_1550056733

Job Description


Location: Belfast

Salary: 25-30k

Hours of work: Mon-Fri 8-4.30, Fri 8-1.30

Grafton specialist team are delighted to have been retained by a superb company based in Belfast.

The successful candidate will be responsible for obtaining commitments and coordinating the procurement of all assigned material to support the factory; ensuring optimum quality, prices and delivery for defined parts required while minimizing inventory and maximizing supplier performance.


  • Expediting purchase orders and managing the integrity of supplier PO promise dates - h
  • Proactively review open orders to identify supply problems (excess inventory and backorders) and negotiate with supplier directly to remedy the issues before they impact the Company
  • Ensure purchase process flow and management procedure are setup
  • Purchase the material and follow up with the shipment to ensure the delivery on schedule Drive the cost reduction, support PPV, VAVE, Indirect and Logistics projects
  • Lead cross-functional savings projects, and drive/monitor savings projects to on time completion
  • Work with QA Quality Assurance and materials team closely to focus on supplier quality improvement
  • Provide and communicate the right/accurate related material data to production for review
  • Plan the material purchasing, manufacturing and shipment to ensure customer supply without any shortage
  • Lead the selection of preferred suppliers in targeted spend categories and manage their performance to ensure they consistently meet operating companies' requirements
  • Drive usage of Fortive's preferred suppliers with new acquisitions and in targeted spend categories


  • 3 years minimum procurement/supply chain experience
  • 3 Years minimum experience as Buyer


  • A 3rd level business studies or related qualification
  • Knowledge of Oracle business system would be advantageous.

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