Buyer - Dungannon - 40k

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting one of our major clients, a growing engineering firm in Dungannon with the recruitment of a Buyer to join their expanding team on a temporary contract initially, with a view to being made a permanent member of staff.

This is a position that requires combining excellent organisational skills, people skills and multitasking skills.

This is a Monday - Friday position. 40 hours per week. Early finish on Friday.


£28,000 - £40,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace

The main purpose of this position is to play a key role within the company in delivering a consistent approach towards all sourcing and purchasing activities with the ethos of maintaining good supplier relations and obtaining quality products at the best price.


  • Daily procurement of goods, materials, components and services in line with production and sales order requirements using Sage Line 50.
  • Ensure continuous regulated supply of required goods and materials by managing supplier call off orders and long lead time product supplies.
  • Explore areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible.
  • Negotiate and establish supplier contracts and agreements.
  • Manage supplier performance evaluation, proactively taking corrective action as required, in conjunction with ISO9001 Standards.
  • To manage monthly stock take in conjunction with stores and identify and resolve discrepancies that may arise with regard to stock, ordering or payment of materials.
  • To ensure accuracy in the recording and upkeep of purchasing Bills of materials.
  • Produce reports as required, to include supplier performance, cost reduction and shortage elimination.
  • To take ownership for developing a knowledge of our products, parts and services.
  • Keep up to date with the external business environment and be fully aware of any changes in inflation.
  • Build relationships with all staff and develop channels of communication with all departments.
  • Manage supplier non-conformance's.
  • Process purchase order requisitions through Sage Line 50 ensuring product codes are correct.

The Ideal Person:

  • A minimum of three years purchasing experience
  • Sage Line 50 Experience
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Related industry qualifications

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.