Purchasing Executive - 36k - Ballymoney + Hybrid / Progression

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting a Global Pet Supplies company that have a fantastic reputation with the recruitment of a Buyer. Fantastic company to work in, one of the best company cultures in NI and opportunities for progression.

This role is based in Ballymoney office - Monday - Friday - After training, Hybrid working will be available

Permanent position. This is a Fantastic opportunity.


£31,000 - £36,000 + other Additional Benefits (Top Company) + Fantastic work benefits and Environment


  • Negotiating with suppliers and placing Purchase Orders.
  • Maintaining product details on our bespoke system - setting up new products and keeping details current, i.e.: updating Bill of Materials.
  • Managing Warranty Claims.
  • Arranging imports and checking duty.
  • Following up on invoice queries.
  • Analysing purchasing data & preparing reports for management team
  • Working with Purchasing Manager on product selection and brand forecasts.
  • Planning Promotion Calendar & providing feedback on promotion success.

The Ideal Person

  • Experience working in a similar role - Purchasing / Purchasing / Buyer
  • Proven IT Skills - Including Office (Outlook and Excel are essential) and Office365, Teams.
  • Ability to demonstrate organisational and numerical skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral

Desirable Criteria

  • Proven success in negotiating with suppliers

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

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