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  • Clare / Cork / Limerick
  • 30000 - 40000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 28/11/2012
  • HR Manager
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To purchase and manage the supply of material, equipment and services to meet business and project requirements.


COMPANY DESCRIPTIONSince 1983, BCD has delivered high purity process systems worldwide to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Food & Beverage and Chemical industries. With particular expertise in Product Formulation, Clean in Place, Clean Utilities and Thermal Treatment, our engineering and business teams are continually challenged to develop innovative process, mechanical & automation solutions.


Job Purpose :   To purchase and manage the supply of material, equipment and services to meet business and project requirements.



  • Purchasing equipment, inventory items, consumables, raw materials, components etc.,
  • Creating purchase orders from approved purchase requisitions and material take-offs.
  • Request quotations, price comparisons, and negotiate with suppliers to ensure competitive pricing is achieved.
  • Day to day liaison with suppliers
  • Liaise with Project managers regarding day to day purchase requisitions
  • Ensure all purchase requisitions are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide on-going support and back-up to the Purchasing manager
  • Ensure compliance with purchasing procedures.
  • Expediting orders, documentation, deliveries.
  • Ensure purchasing filing system is kept up to date and well maintained.
  • Invoice processing.

Third Level Qualification in business, purchasing or similar with 4-8 years + of purchasing experience.

Strong negotiation and influencing skills and ability to build relationships across various levels, functions and suppliers.

Ability to work effectively with engineers to ensure  the product and pricing requirements are met.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Well organised and ability to manage multiple sourcing projects.

Ref: bcd106
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