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Junior / Assistant Purchaser

Ref: CCL-HR-183

Location: Cork

Salary: Negotiable

As Junior / Assistant Purchaser, you will report to and assist the Purchasing Manager in the day-to-day operations of the purchasing department. You will assist in the execution of all buying, sourcing materials, suppliers and plant management.  The role may suit someone from a hardware store or similar.

The ideal person will be ambitious and ready to hit the ground running. 

The position will be office based Monday to Friday full time.


  • Assisting the purchasing manager in the day-to-day sourcing of new materials / hiring misc. plant / tools in line with current company operating procedures 
  • Maintain the Approved Supplier List / Internal Plant registers, in conjunction with Purchasing Manager
  • Liaise with site staff and quantity surveyors on material and plant requirements
  • Assist the purchasing manager in setting up enquiries, quotation analysis
  • Checking queried invoices for accuracy against purchase orders
  • Documentation control within the department
  • Assist accounts department in the processing of invoices
  • Develop strong relationships across the company, working collaboratively with sites to ensure on time material deliveries
  • Be flexible to participate in other duties as required by the department


  • Ambitious & enthusiastic
  • Good communication skills – written & verbal.  Will be communicating with site personnel, suppliers and relevant internal departments
  • Some knowledge of construction materials
  • Work to maintain good relationships
  • Assist in resolving invoice issues with accounts department
  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook
  • Able to work on own initiative, or as part of a team

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