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MRO Buyer - 48k - Ballymena - (Manufacturing)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable manufacturers with the recruitment of a Senior Buyer. Fantastic company to work in, one of the best company cultures in NI and opportunities for progression.

Shifts are held over Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch). No weekend working. Permanent position.

This role will be based at the company's Ballymena office.


£38,000 - £48,000 + other Fantastic Additional Benefits (Top Company) & Progression Opportunities


  • Responsible for operational procurement for business support - Capex Spend, IT Services, Maintenance Services, PPE, Fleet management etc.

  • Responsible for issuing requests for quotation (RFQ's) for any new indirect spend requirements.

  • Initiate supplier agreements and see them through to implementation.

  • Monitor, record and drive improved performance from suppliers.

  • Rationalise the supplier based where appropriate.

  • To actively contribute to achieving departmental goals and objectives. Relating to supplier reduction and cost reductions.

  • Work alongside Design, Engineering and Manufacturing teams to understand Purchasing requirements for the business.

  • 33Source new suppliers to create competition with existing suppliers.

The Ideal Person

  • Must have experience in a similar role

  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry is preferred

  • Extensive experience of negotiation and writing supplier agreements

  • Strong communication with the ability to build and maintain professional relationships

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link or contact Jack Groves.