Senior Buyer, Dublin West

Location Dublin, Dublin
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Joanne Duffy
Job Ref DW0003124

Job Description

Job Title: Buyer


  • Contract and price negotiating with suppliers.
  • Source new products from pan-Europe sources and globally when required
  • Communicate any current or future supplier/product supply issues throughout company
  • Carry out daily stock review to ensure sufficient stock levels at all times
  • Place, track and confirm Purchase Orders with suppliers
  • Procurement market research for commodities purchased including new supplier identification and benchmarking.
  • Support new product introduction with product launches
  • Monitoring and Management of inventory levels for key raw materials
  • Providing accurate forecast information to vendor
  • Have on file monthly/quarterly/semester/yearly product pricing
  • Negotiate all pricing with suppliers to advantage of CCL
  • Update Intact system with supplier, product, customer information where applicable
  • Ensure any new products comply with regulatory factors such as REACH, CLP, DGSA
  • Maintain information on product import duties and statistics; ensure FD/TD is well-informed.
  • Utilise system sales call report information
  • Furnish Sales Team with new product information/carry out training post-supplier visit when requested
  • Provide Sales Team with technical support on new/established products
  • Attend and give Purchasing Department presentation at quarterly sales meeting
  • Update supplier/product library with brochures, tech info, publications and any other relevant documentation
  • Attend/visit supplier sites for training courses/ general business meetings
  • Represent CCL at trade fairs/conferences

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience in buying/sourcing/planning/scheduling/ inventory management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, should have the ability to evaluate, analyse and present data
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, commercial & organisational skills
  • Background in Pharma/Food/Cosmetics an advantage

Please forward your CV for the attention of Joanne Duffy (Walkinstown Branch)