Category Buyer - Proline Architectural Hardware - Inchicore

Location Dublin
Job ref: 041933
Published: about 1 month ago

Category Buyer

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. Main brands include Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley, Cork Builders Providers, Panelling Centre, Davies, Telfords and Proline.


Knowledge & Experience


*       Min 2 years’ experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Stock Control

*       A third level qualification; preferably in Purchasing, Business administration or similar

*       Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

*       Confident manner and excellent communications skills both verbal and written.

*       Team player

*       Excellent organisational skills and has a good eye for detail.

*       Experience & knowledge of ironmongery products distinct advantage

*       A desire to learn about our products, systems and customers

*       Ability to use your own initiative and make informed decisions


Key Responsibilities


*       Work within an expanding, experienced Purchasing department

*       Raise supplier purchase orders

*       Provide administrative support in maintaining purchasing and selling price files

*       Ensure internal product database is accurate and up to date with PO due dates and pricing

*       Work closely with Logistics Department managing urgent demands, arranging local & international collections & deliveries, booking international transport ensuring all shipping & freight documentation is accurate & compliant


*       Procuring freight services that are cost effective and meet required deadline

*       Stock inventory control: manage all in-house stock and coordinate monthly stock meetings

*       Create stock requirement forecasts

*       Achieve the organisation’s stock targets and meet customer demand

*       Using companies stock management system to optimise stock

*       Goods receipt processing and investigating supplier account queries

*       Create stock and supplier reports

*       Maintaining the supplier contacts list, with all relevant information required.

*       Liaising with finance team on invoices queries as required.


Contract Type

  • Permanent
  • Full time 39 hour contract
  • Working week Monday to Friday


Our Benefits Include

  • Basic Salary
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives