Purchasing Assistant (Dublin West)

Dublin (West County)

Our client has a reputation for being one of the most innovative and progressive companies in the world, within their field, is now looking to add an experienced Purchasing Assistant to their growing team. If you want to join a company that provides excellent work-life balance and a fantastic working environment look no further.

As a Purchasing Assistant, you will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures and maintaining supply inventory levels required for effective company operation.

We are looking for a motivated, hardworking, efficient, and organised individual, who can work well as part of a team but also able to work on his/her own when necessary. Dynamic, you have excellent time management skills, an ability to prioritise and work quickly.

The right candidate should have the below attributes.

  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility and determination
  • Willingness to learn
  • A committed team player

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strong working relationships with our vendors
  • Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors
  • Manage the process for supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual numbers
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies
  • Providing assistance and support to the sales team when required
  • Stock inventory control
  • Purchase order forecasts
  • Goods receipt processing
  • Attend monthly stock meetings with management

What we are looking for:

  • Third level qualification; preferably in Purchasing or Business
  • A minimum of 3-4 years experience in a purchasing role in a busy environment
  • IT proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and in particular Excel
  • Willing to learn and show initiative
  • Previous experience dealing with manufacturers in China
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


  • Salary: €40,000 - €50,000
  • 20 Days Hols
  • Pension
  • 1 weeks’ pay discretionary bonus

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact David Donegan

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