Buyer

DROMONE Engineering designs, manufactures and markets agriculture tractor Pick-Up Hitch and construction excavator Quick Coupler technologies. Established in 1978, DROMONE is an industry leading Irish company located in Oldcastle, Co. Meath.

We are currently recruiting for a fulltime Buyer on a permanent basis, reporting to the Head of Purchasing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review of MRP recommendations to make purchasing decisions and accurately ensure material requirements are reflected onwards to supplier purchase orders.
  • Execute purchase orders, for bought in product and/or services.
  • Regular assessment of needs, creating detailed RFQ’s for your product portfolio to continually assess that the cost and lead-time are as per market conditions.
  • Manage your inventory levels to ensure material availability but ensuring no ‘over stock situation.
  • Communicate expectations to suppliers and document terms and conditions and ensure supplier conformance to supply schedules.
  • Accountable to track, monitor and report delivery status.
  • Provide updates on supply chain challenges / Risks to all stakeholders, where necessary developing plans for recovery to avoid stockouts.
  • Support supplier complaint resolution with liaison between QA and supplier.
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships to ensure and promote fair, competitive and equitable pricing.
  • Manage supplier performance against open order reports and manage non-compliances.
  • Continuously look for cost savings and always look to mitigate any price increase requests.

Interested applicants should have:

  • Basic Engineering knowledge, with the ability to read drawings.
  • Strong Negotiation skills, both to suppliers and key stakeholders.
  • Highly proficient computer skills (MS Office).
  • Knowledge of working with ERP/MRP systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and communication skills.

To apply email your CV and brief cover note to recruitment@dromone.ie.

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