Purchasing Assistant

Our client is looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant for a 6 month fixed term maternity cover contract commencing June 2018. This role is based in our  their plant working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

This position requires strong communication skills, the ability to work effectively in maintaining supply inventory levels. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • High volume detailed & specific data entry
  • Placing high volume of purchase orders with our suppliers
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact suppliers when there are discrepancies
  • Dealing with telephone queries
  • Preparation of detailed reports and communication updates
  • Working with numerous internal computerised systems
  • Working closely with the Goods In department regarding any changes to delivery schedules.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a purchasing assistant role is essential
  • Knowledge of MRP (Material Requirements Planning) desirable but not essential
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • IT proficient in all areas of Microsoft
  • Effective interpersonal & communication skills



For more information contact Aoife at aoife@arconrecruitment.com or call 094 90 29944

Your Recruitment Consultant is Aoife

Aoife McDonagh BBS, MSC Aoife is Arcon Recruitment’s newest team member. Hailing from Ballyhaunis, Aoife brings with her a variety of customer service and business development experience, She has a strong academic background in Marketing and Human Resources. Aoife looks after our busy Office and Accountancy division.