Procurement Technician

Contact Dermot Doherty
  • Salary: €25,000 - €35,000 DOE
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, an ambitious and growing Utilities Company, are looking for a Procurement Technician to join the team in Loughrea, Co. Galway. The role is permanent and ideally the successful applicant will be degree educated with at least 2 years experience in a similar role. Those who have previously worked in the Utilities or Construction/Engineering Sector will be highly desired.

Responsibilities & Skills of the Procurement Technician:

  • Carry out the admin duties for the procurement department
  • Assist with the procurement / purchasing function within the business
  • Implementation of company practices in purchasing
  • Research for information to allow for basic comparison of prices and suppliers quotations
  • To maintain working relationships with suppliers, who are committed to providing good quality materials, that are produced safely and at competitive prices
  • Assist with abstraction of details from bills of quantities under supervision
  • Understand the basic and commercial principles of the function
  • Work to tight deadline to ensure the timely ordering of goods and servicesassistant buyer
  • Technical competence to be able to consider and put forward alternative materials/methods of working and assess cost effectiveness
  • Analyse, in detail, quotes received from the supply market, recognise the potential problems and/or gains and react accordingly

Requirements for the Procurement Technician:

  • Preferably 3rd level degree educated
  • Preferably 2-3 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Good communication skills and IT competence levels – Microsoft Office
  • Be a good negotiator
  • Ability to communicate within the supply market
  • High attention to detail
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