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Buyer - Little Island, County Cork 18/042




Little Island, County Cork, Cork


ERIKS UK & Ireland is one of Europe’s leading industrial service partners providing engineering knowledge and expertise. ERIKS & Ireland has strategic plans for further expansion and we are committed to developing and nurturing talent and the future workforce. We currently seek to recruit a Buyer within Integrated Solutions based in Little Island, County Cork. This is a key role with prime responsibility to effectively manage assigned tasks in order to contribute to the achievement of agreed customer service level commitments. What the role involves: Where required, maintain inventory control data within the site systems. Where required, ensure timely replenishment of ERIKS/customer stock. Promptly load enquiries and sales orders onto the systems adhering to acceptable margin levels, savings achievement and customer delivery requirements. Promptly load purchase orders onto the systems utilising established preferred sources of supply where possible. Expedite outstanding/overdue materials, ensuring delivery agreements are met and communicating any variations to the customer. Assist in identification, sourcing of and commercial negotiations for parts and equipment to meet customer requirements. Contribute to operational effectiveness and planning through the provision of information, feedback and data to site management in support of customer reports and Key Performance Indicators. Operate at all times in a manner that complies with ERIKS and Customer Health & Safety Policy and report all cases of non-conformance to site management. Contribute to site operational efficiency by identifying potential improvements to ERIKS/customer processes. Essential career experience: Minimum of 1 years work experience in a commercial, distribution or industrial environment. Proficient user of windows based programmes. Experience of fully integrated system based sales order processing and stock management systems. Knowledge of Industrial Consumables / MRO market and products and their applications. Knowledge of Stock Management principles and systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Sales and customer relationship development skills. Communication and inter-personal skills. Understanding of consignment stock principles. Required qualifications: Grade A* - C GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics. Higher Education in Engineering is preferred. Our employees are trained and developed to not only improve their skills but to ensure their personal progression matches our corporate objectives. About ERIKS UK: ERIKS is a leading international industrial service provider offering a wide range of engineering components and related technical and logistics services. ERIKS’ current product range is divided into five core activities: flow technology, sealing and rubber technology, industrial plastics, power transmission and bearings, and tools, maintenance and safety products. ERIKS currently consists of more than 60 companies with 450 branches in around 27 countries with approx. 8000 employees serving customers in the MRO, OEM, and project distribution business. ERIKS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., a family-owned multinational regarded as one of the world's largest private trading groups. Accredited by the CRF Institute as a Top Employer we are extremely proud of our successes in the areas of training and career development. ERIKS is a member of Business in the Community (BITC), which encourages business to address the skills shortage in the UK. We offer real career opportunities and promote talent programmes such as Apprenticeships, Internships and Graduate Schemes as well as mentoring schemes and actively support our chosen Charity. ERIKS UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. How to apply: If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you now! Apply via the ERIKS website with your updated CV and covering letter, quoting reference number 18/042. This job originally appeared on

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338 days ago