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Purchasing Assistant

Ref: 78543

  • 28,000-30,000
  • 03 Feb 2023
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Purchasing Assistant

About the Company

Purchasing Assistant required by one of Cork's leading suppliers of packaging and disposables to the food service industry.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Place purchase orders
  • Manage PO’s from date of issue to ensure on-time delivery
  • Arrange transport from global locations.
  • Handling external and internal queries relating to quality
  • General administrative duties to support the Procurement team.
  • Other duties as may be reasonably requested
  • Create internal reports.
  • Identify new supplier sources
  • Continuously look for cost savings and always look to mitigate any price increase requests.
  • Manage your inventory levels
  • Sales Support


  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a proactive approach to work.
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience of working with SAGE 200 would be an advantage

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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