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Direct Materials Buyer

  • €55k
  • North County
  • Permanent

Our Client, based in North County Dublin are looking for an experienced, proven Direct Materials Buyer to join their team. Call us on 01 845 6312 for more info!

Salary:  to 55k

Benefits: 25 days Holidays + Bank Holidays, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Flexible working arrangements, Gym, Canteen, Parking, Bike to work, Annual Review.


  • Purchase all direct materials to support Production operations and spare parts service, in line with business requirements.
  • Maximise the use of the Supplier scheduling, lean supply model to minimise inventory levels.
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure continuity of material supply in order to avoid production interruption, in accordance with purchasing and inventory policies.
  • Provide timely updates to internal stakeholders of issues affecting supply and recovery plan details.
  • Carry out structured problem-solving techniques (e.g. A3) to ensure root causes are addressed and corrective actions
  • are effective.
  • Monitor key metrics in the areas of supplier delivery, inventory, cost, quality and service which clearly demonstrate performance against targets.
  • Drive supplier corrective actions where performance falls below agreed target levels.
  • Ensure that all Supplier and Material master data is maintained and kept up to date to ensure the integrity of the Planning and Purchasing processes
  • Input into the site cross-functional process for the evaluation and selection of new suppliers.
  • Design and implementation of cost reduction ideas, including support for part transfer (re-sourcing) projects.

Skills \ Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ (Direct Materials)preferably in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of dealing with a broad range of international direct material supplier organisations across Asia, Europe and the USA desirable.
  • Must have a proven commercial mind-set and the ability to assess and manage through to fruition business agreements with suppliers.

If this Direct Material Buyer role sounds like YOU, Call US on 01 8456312 for more info!

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