Production Planner Role Limerick

Procurement Assistant

  • Posted Last Week
  • Limerick
  • Contract
  • BBBH27683

LSC has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Assistant to join a pharmaceutical company in Limerick. This will be a dynamic environment that is constantly innovating, relies on cutting-edge technology to deliver life-saving medicines. You will be working in a site that supplies active ingredients through complex chemical synthesis and biotechnology manufacturing processes for a range of therapeutics. This is a chance for you to work with a global company that strives for excellence in every aspect of its operation and has a huge reputation for its diverse working culture

Main Purpose and Objectives of Position:
The Procurement Assistant purchases and assists in the expediting of Capital Equipment and services. This involves the sourcing, identification of supplies, agreeing prices/terms, negotiation of delivery dates/schedules and communication with vendors as well as liaison with on site business areas.

Key Responsibilities:
In line with the job outlined above, the following are typically the key tasks that would be expected of the role:

  • Assisting the Capital Procurement team to implement procurement plans supporting the Project Procurement Plan and Global Capital Facility Project plans
  • Analysing quotations and preparing commercial bid analysis with vendor recommendation to site business partners
  • Negotiating and achieving cost reductions and savings with suppliers/contractors for Capital Equipment and services
  • Executing PO transactions in SAP & Ariba
  • Expediting of Purchase Orders and regular status reporting
  • Applying the Vendor Management process for setting up vendors on SAP & Ariba
  • Capital PO Management on SAP
  • Maintaining filing system for Purchase Orders and Vendor Data
  • Backup responsibilities in similar Procurement roles as required by business.

The following key Attributes are required of the Procurement Assistant:

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to quickly build relationships with relevant parties.
  • Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple requests from across several areas.
  • High level of IT skills (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Previous SAP / Ariba experience an advantage
  • Previous experience working on large Capital projects an advantage
  • Strong sense of customer focus and teamwork.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative under minimal supervision.
  • License/Certificate Requirements: IIPMM Certificate/Degree an advantage

Note: Are you currently eligible to work in Ireland? As this is a contract opportunity you will need to hold a Stamp 1G/Stamp 4 visa to apply!

Call Siobhan Cummins at LSC on 021 4777 329 to discuss this new role in detail or apply directly via this advert

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