About this Opportunity

The Role

Buyer - Little Island, County Cork 18/042

Vacancy ref 18/042
Responsible to Service Centre Manager
Location Customer Site
Contract Type Full Time
Date Posted 2018-02-09 17:08:02
About the Role

ERIKS UK is one of Europe's leading industrial service partners providing engineering knowledge and expertise.

With over 200 service centres nationwide ERIKS is continuing to grow: this has lead to an opening for a Buyer - Little Island, County Cork 18/042

The role involves

ERIKS UK is one of Europe's leading industrial service partners providing engineering knowledge and expertise.

ERIKS 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.
About You
  • 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.

This is a fantastic career opportunity to develop in a stimulating and dynamic environment.

Our employees are trained and developed to not only improve their skills but to ensure their personal progression matches our corporate objectives.

ERIKS UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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