Buyer / Purchasing Manager

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterMunsterKilkennyTipperary
  • Sector: Steel & Manufacturing

Job Overview

Sonas Technical is currently seeking an experienced Buyer / Purchasing Manager to join a market-leading steel fabricator based in county Tipperary. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of stock levels and stock control system.
  • Processing purchase orders to be sent to suppliers.
  • Checking and receiving incoming goods.
  • Placing forward stock orders with suppliers and organizing import of same.
  • Sourcing materials and parts from new suppliers.
  • Carrying out cost benefit analysis on new suppliers.
  • Recording and following up on incoming goods quality checks.
  • Negotiating prices and supply agreements with both existing and new suppliers.
  • Updating database of supplier details and products, and ensuring prices are correct.
  • Chase up suppliers for deliveries and monitor their performance ratings.
  • Assist in the collation of shipping/delivery and export paperwork from suppliers.
  • Other support tasks carried out as and when required.

Key Requirement

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in Purchasing/Supply Chain or experience in lieu of.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a purchasing/buying role.
  • Experience with manufacturing/engineering procurement desirable.
  • ERP experience couple with strong commercial acumen.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills with the ability and confidence to deal with a broad range of people.
  • Organised individual with a constant focus and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to meet strict deadline and work under pressure.

If this sounds of interest, or to make a general inquiry about other Manufacturing opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

To apply please email your CV to

Sonas Technical – Engineering Partnerships


Tags: Purchasing ManagerProcurementBuyerPurchasing

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