Employer Vacancies




Company Name: Hach Company

Location of Position: Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland

Company URL: www.hach.com


Number positions: 1

Vacancy Type: Current Vacancy

Duties: We're seeking a Buyer (m/f) for procurement of materials required to support the production function at our manufacturing site in Cork. In this role, the buyer will execute day to day tactical procurement functions with vendors, create and support the cost savings initiatives, maintain vendor relationships. • Maintain, prepare and release purchase orders and ensure the prompt delivery of these orders • Rationalize the supplier base through the solicitation of competitive bids. Put together competitive RFQs. Analyze received quotations, select or recommend new suppliers. • Analyse current spending trends and assist in identifying potential cost saving initiatives • Coordinate shortage and expediting activities with suppliers. Ensure that required components are purchased to meet production schedule needs. Take corrective action as necessary. • Set and maintain MRP system item planning parameters (lead times, minimum order quantities, safety stock, ROP, etc.) • Manage Supplier performance through conducting Scorecard reviews and developing and implementing action plans for improvement. • Negotiating on contracts with suppliers when necessary. • Negotiate prices with suppliers as well as follow up on price requisitions as requested. • Preparing procurement reports for senior management when required. • Participates in daily Gemba reviews of materials and manufacturing as applies. • Additional tasks might be assigned.

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Additional Info: All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in procurement preferably within the manufacturing industry sector with exposure to supplier management, negotiations and cost saving strategies. • Diploma or Degree educated is desirable. • Good negotiation, networking & problem solving skills. • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Computer literate with experience in Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. • Excellent communication and organizational skills. • Team player, self-motivated.

Application Procedure

Method application: Please apply via https://danaher.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=HAC004895 . Thank you!

Closing Date: 15-01-2018