Buyer Planner

Dublin 15, Ireland

Buyer Planner – Dublin 15

Controlled Environments Company (CEC) is a single source supplier and solutions provider to customers operating in critically clean and controlled environments. We are looking for an individual to join our purchasing team to manage procurement, material requirements planning, product life cycle & obsolescence. Build supplier relationships & understand warehouse space utilization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of product categories
  • Ensuring continuous supply and optimum levels of inventory
  • Reviewing minimum stock holdings against average sales analysis
  • Managing and reducing excess inventory levels
  • Manage & improve warehouse space utilization
  • Working to agreed time scales and deadlines 
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with vendors
  • Participation in cost reduction activities
  • Delivering both high quality and cost-effective solutions
  • Managing vendor performance and ensuring alignment with inhouse quality systems
  • Departmental administration duties
  • Analyse and resolve purchasing issues and discrepancies
  • Understanding of logistics within the company

Skills & Experience 

  •  1-2 years planning/procurement experience
  • Strong organisational and administration skills       
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Flexible and pro-active attitude with a desire for excellence
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced distribution environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • 3rd level qualification in Supply Chain or Finance is preferable
  • SAP or other ERP system experience highly desirable

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