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Lorcan Friel

Ref No: 43321

Date Posted: 1-Apr-22


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Junior Purchaser

South Dublin


Competitive salary


O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for a Junior Purchaser for our client.

This is a South Dublin based job and the successful candidate must have a degree in purchasing, supply or business studies & a minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a purchasing role, ideally within the construction industry or similar field.

Junior Purchaser responsibilities include:

  • Pre-qualification and set up of new suppliers according to company procedures.
  • Carry out regular supplier assessment of existing suppliers.
  • Assists with the planning and management of budgets, policies and practices for the company
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers;
  • Manage company internal purchasing system in line with company policy, ensuring all information is accurate and up to date
  • Provide all requested purchasing and supplier related reports including quarterly spend report, monthly KPI reports and other report information requested by senior management
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, and relevant internal departments

Junior Purchaser Requirements:

  • A degree in Purchasing, Supply or Business Studies required
  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience in the construction industry is preferred
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines & prioritise workload accordingly 
  • Strong organization skills, including the ability to work independently and in a team with minimal direction.
  • Ability to build & develop strong trusting relationships with suppliers & colleagues.
  • Proficient in MS Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Dynamics, and the ability to actively reference the internet.

If you are considering a career move, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.


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