Purchasing Administrator - Cork

Job description

My client are a leading employer of choice in the Construction Industry in Cork. You will join the Purchasing department and support the purchasing manager with all administrative requirements. 


  • Support the Purchasing Manager with all administration requirements
  • Point of contact for both supplier, and all internal purchasing queries
  • Raise purchase orders as required, and ensure they are received by appropriate suppliers.
  • Follow up on order delays & errors, to find a solution and prevent recurring issues.
  • Promptly resolve AP queries and make amendments to PO’s as necessary.
  • Assemble pricing packages from various suppliers for comparative purposes
  • Negotiate rates and pricing blocks with key suppliers as required
  • Maintain an up-to-date pricing library and set up new suppliers and products to the system

The ideal candidate:

  • You will have Purchasing/Buying Administration experience in the Construction industry
  • Detail oriented individual with effective time management skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and be able to prioritise in a fast paced environment.
  • Competent with IT systems including Excel. Experience of COINS is beneficial.

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