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Buyer (4 month contract)

11/05/23 Kildare Neg


Our client, a leading Irish food producer, has an exciting opportunity for a  to join their team in Kildare.


Hours: 08:30-17:00

Option to work from home 1-2 days per week

Negotiable salary


Key Responsibilities:

  • Source materials and services required by the business from approved suppliers.
  • Source New Raw Materials for the NPD department.
  • Build and/or maintain strong relationships with current suppliers and new suppliers as they are approved.
  • Update the relevant areas of the Procurement Master file / pricing and automated purchasing system to ensure the most up to date data is readily available.
  • Support Supply Chain to monitor and measure supplier lead-times, performance and take corrective action.
  • Deliver vendor performance reporting
  • Liaise with Supply Chain & Production Planning to facilitate accurate forecasting of requirements and secure suitable raw material volumes for production at all times.
  • Work closely with Technical Department regarding specifications / Food safety policies.
  • Propose Continuous Improvement initiatives relevant to Procurement.



  • Minimum of 3 years in a similar position in the food industry.
  • History of working in an FMCG environment an advantage.
  • Third level education is desirable.
  • Degree in business or similar relevant discipline.
  • Sourcing / Supplier Management Experience.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Must have strong administration and numerical skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and costing experience.
  • The ability to analyse data is essential to this role.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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