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Buyer (Irish Business)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork North

Ref # 8359

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Barden are proud to be partnering with an established manufacturing business headquartered in North Cork to identify a Buyer to join their team. The business has a proven track record of delivering high-quality products for its clients. They are entering a new phase of accelerated growth and this is an exciting opportunity to join the team at a pivotal moment in the company’s history.

“We’re looking for someone who possesses a sense of curiosity. Someone who wants to be involved in ensuring the company continues to move forward and grow. There is huge potential for the right person for the long-term on our team” – MD


  • Build and maintain positive supply chain relationships with all suppliers;
  • Manage stock level reorder process, analysis of aged stock, administration of product stock codes to relevant bill of materials, manage non conforming material quality with suppliers and process return;
  • Review order requisitions received from department managers/supervisors to ensure items are required and are being bought competitively;
  • Monitor resale stock levels monthly against stock take and sales forecast and place quarterly forward order or off the shelf order with the supply chain as required;
  • Monitor shelf stock levels weekly and organise internal production orders as required to maintain the correct stock levels;
  • Manage the drawdown of open orders with the supply chain, ensuring that requests for draw down are issued within the agreed timeframes and the quantities being received are correct;
  • Ensure that incoming orders are received correctly;
  • Ensure that material quality issues and quarantine are managed correctly and communicated effectively with the supply chain.
  • Perform commercial analysis on suppliers to develop more efficient processes and cost-effective solutions;


  • Supply chain management qualification is desired;
  • 2-3 years’ experience in purchasing, inventory, or supply chain management required;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise are essential;
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office, Excel

For more information on this role, please feel free to contact Marissa Maher (


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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