A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway City, Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:
The successful candidate will have responsibility for the purchase of raw materials and the scheduling and completion of work orders for the production floor to meet customer requirements.
*Determines production requirements and dock dates by running shortage reports and communicating with production planners.
*Obtains appropriate signature levels for purchase orders; prepares the order through the ERP/MRP/EPO system.
*Expedites materials from suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
*Works with the Quality Assurance and Engineering departments to verify the accuracy of Non-Conforming Material Reports before returning materials to suppliers.
*Obtains corrective action reports from suppliers to ensure that quality problems are resolved in a timely manner.
*Supports the Engineering and Manufacturing departments on new product requirements to ensure that program deadlines are met.
*Attends scheduled production planning and engineering meetings.
*Provides monthly purchasing reports.
*Reviews supplier contracts and ensures Suppliers are meeting the negotiated service levels and agreed pricing.
*Evaluates vendor price increases. Works with management in obtaining new negotiated pricing and service levels.
*Meets with suppliers and manufacturers' representatives to obtain information concerning pricing, quality, availability and delivery of parts.
*Evaluates Engineering Change Notices for cost or delivery impacts and to coordinate implementation of changes with suppliers.
*Assists with supplier selection and set up.
*Provide backup cover to Planners as required
*Performs other related duties and tasks as required.
*Education and/or experience equivalent to a related Bachelor's Degree.
*A minimum of two years of purchasing experience.
*Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
*Ability to communicate and negotiate well with vendors.
*Excellent knowledge of business mathematics.
*Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.
REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer and negotiable
Please forward CV immediately to:
For informal enquiries, please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404