Purchasing Officer - 35k - Hybrid

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting one of our major clients in Crumlin with the recruitment of a Purchasing Officer to join their expanding team.

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

This is a Monday - Friday position. Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 5pm & Friday 8:30 - 1:15pm.


£27,000 - £35,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace


  • Ensure all purchase requests are in compliance with purchasing policy and procedures.
  • Management of purchase orders from order placement to delivery.
  • To source and price goods and services as required.
  • To liaise with internal departments concerning prices obtained.
  • Dealing with enquiries from prospective suppliers.
  • Assisting in Tender processes.
  • Contract management and review.
  • Assist in performing governance role to ensure compliance with company policy and aide reporting of breaches.

The Ideal Person:

  • At least 2 years' relevant experience of procurement.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Experience of working within an MRP/ERP platform.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365.
  • Ability to work under pressure and under own iniative.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable Criteria:

  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent or actively working towards qualification.
  • Knowledge of electronic tendering and contract management systems.

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

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