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Purchasing Associate 50k

Job description

My client a busy & expanding Service Centre urgently requires 5* Data Associates.

Are you ambitious and of an outgoing friendly demeanour ?

Are you interested in developing your career in this area ?

If so read on becuase these roles maybe for you ?

Requirements :

  • Support procurement activities for all spend areas in achieving initial cost reductions by:
  • Conducting analyses on spend data and researching trends in relevant supply markets.
  • Work closely with managers & conduct research on supply markets, & supplier profiles .
  • Inform and maintain vendor selection process, helping to ensure best price.
  • Conducts research as needed on supply markets using a full spectrum of information sources i.e
  • Market indices, online databases, print sources, trade associations, etc.
  • Seeks new data which gives info. on supplier landscapes, & competitor actions for supply markets
  • Updates charts to reflect historical trends for key commodities per defined cadence.
  • The ability to presentinformation available to relevant BU leaders and stakeholders
  • Gathers & analyzes information, formulates & tests hypotheses, & synthesizes & communicates findings

Essential requirements.

  • 2 years working in Data Management/Warehousing etc..(essential)
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration or Engineering essential.
  • Familiarity with purchasing/procurement preferred
    Job Specific Skills:
  • Comfort with a broad range of research tools and technologies, analytics, and basic financial analyses
  • Strong data analysis skills (e.g., Excel, Access, Power BI, Spotfire)
  • Able to structure basic financial analyses and can evaluate P&L statements
  • Some basic I.T knowledge within systems configuration.
  • Bi-lingual capabilities..i.e fluent in German, french, Dutch etc..a bonus ( non essential)

A great chance for career development.

Don't delay..get in touch, I'd love to hear from you.

Mail a CV to codonnell@sigmar.ie for further details.

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