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Purchasing Officer

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MSS Recruitment Jobs: Purchasing Officer

Description

Industry: Sales
Miscellaneous
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: €35,000

Purchasing officer required by Client Co North Co Dublin

The main responsibility is to manage inventory levels to achieve customer service targets while minimising stock issues and ensuring stock levels targets are achieved and exceeded and to assist the buying in of goods and services as required by the organisation.

Responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers.

Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.

Responsibilities



Research potential vendors
Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
Track orders and ensure timely delivery
Review quality of purchased products
Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends
Requirements



Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer
Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
Hands-on experience with purchasing software
Understanding of supply chain procedures
Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
Negotiation skills

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