Buyer – Food Production

Dublin 12, Full Time

Role: Buyer – Food Production

Location: Dublin 12

Salary €45k – €48k DOE


Role Responsibilities:

  • Building strong collaborative relationships with existing suppliers
  • Sourcing and building relationships with new suppliers
  • Sourcing and selecting new products to include attending international trade fairs and events
  • Planning Buying Strategy for the Financial Year and setting Buying targets
  • Setting product category margins and reporting on same
  • Review product range and category performance
  • Price negotiations, reporting results and maintaining product price files
  • Responsible for Supplier performance whilst working closely with Supply Chain and QA teams to ensure full corrective action on any non-conformances
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing and Production teams
  • Reporting to the Purchasing Director

Candidate requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in purchasing of goods in the food sector
  • Experience of successful supplier negotiations.
  • A qualification in purchasing or another relevant field would be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills and effective communicator
  • Ability to work in a multi task environment



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