Junior Buyer/Assistant Purchasing Manager - 6 month FTC - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • 13th June 2024
  • €42,500
  • Ref ID: #41525

Job Description

  • Location: Cork, Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #41525
  • Salary: €42,500

Junior Buyer/Assistant Purchasing Manager – 6 Month FTC

We are currently seeking a Junior Buyer/Assistant Purchasing Manager to join our client on an initial 6 month contract  working within their packaging department in Cork.

For you:

  • Salary: €40k – €42,500k 
  • Monday – Friday
  • On-Site Parking


  • Order / Re-order all packaging products as necessary.
  • Attend production meetings to understand upcoming upcoming requirements for production.
  • Develop and Maintain effective and appropriate relationships with existing suppliers and develop new ones where necessary.
  • Work with Finance Department to maintain accurate Bills of Materials.
  • Manage and agree credit terms with suppliers, ensuring best value for Company.
  • Suggest cost reduction strategies where observed.
  • Ensure no stock outages that will result in Production stoppages.
  • Work with Quality department to ensure quality of packaging meets standards for feed / nutraceutical products.
  • Raise Purchase Orders.
  • Ensure products receipted match PO in terms of quantity, spec, condition, etc.


  • Work with a high ethical standard, in compliance with Company and Quality standards.
  • Possess excellent IT skills; proficient in Excel.
  • Good market researching tactics and negotiation skills.
  • Team player and good interpersonal skills are imperative.
  • Self Start, driven person excellent at forecasting.
  • Capable of establishing relationships at senior levels with key suppliers.
  • Good communicator who will keep management abreast of any supply market dynamics that could impact budgets or supply.

For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Barry Forde or email your cv to [email protected]
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit www.osborne.ie for more information on all of our roles.


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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456