Purchasing Analyst/Administrator

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruit for a Purchasing Analyst/Administrator for a large company based in Galway

This is a full time Permanent position and a great opportunity to join a good company

Supporting the Purchasing Director The suitable candidate must have previous purchasing experience, displaying an ability to analyse data to determine the correct purchasing requirements

Demonstrate exceptionally strong organisational and problem-solving skills.

The candidate will be self-motivated, with an ability to multi-task.

A flexible approach and commitment to ensuring the smooth running of the daily operations of the Company is of utmost importance.

Working with Management, this role will deal with highly confidential information and so, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate discretion in their duties.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring supplier performance.
  • Managing and liaising with suppliers, ensuring that all shipments are shipped on time.
  • Responsible for Forecasting & ordering stock.
  • Responsible for preparing purchasing budgets. 
  • Developing procedures to improve the processes within the purchasing department.
  • Managing and liaising with suppliers, ensuring that all shipments are shipped on time.
  • Monitoring and evaluating supplier performance based on delivery reliability and quality.
  • Setting up new items on the system and updating the company database records on pricing, lead times, etc.
  • Working proactively with all departments in the company to help maintain an efficient supply chain.
  • Improving the ERP system by providing constructive feedback and recommendations on how we could change/improve our system to meet purchasing requirements.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a Purchasing role is essential.
  • Analytical.
  • Attention to detail
  • A continuous improvement mindset.
  • Comfortable working on ones own initiative.
  • Solutions focused.
  • Excellent numerical and administrative skills for accurate order processing and data entry.
  • High Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel)
  • Ability to handle information in a professional manner and with appropriate discretion
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • A Team Player with the ability to work independently

What Is on offer?

  • We’re dynamic and expanding
  • Fun, fast pace ; high energy work environment
  • Culture of developing and promoting from within the company
  •  Pension scheme
  •  Generous staff discounts
  • Education Support and Career Development opportunities.
Job Category: Purchasing Analyst/Administrator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Galway

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