Purchasing Engineer

Salary: €36,000 D.O.E Location: Cork Kerry Experience: Outlined below Job no: POG6874Job Status: Full Time

Presently we are recruiting for a Technical Purchasing  Engineer for our clients in the Kerry / Cork region.  My clients are an Engineering company and you will mainly be  responsible for purchasing,  small design changes & associated administration duties for a range of engineered products. You will be required to have  detailed knowledge of the equipment, materials and supplies used in my clients  industry, and will be  able to identify companies that sell them. You will be required to  evaluate suppliers and negotiate purchase agreements with them, as well as maintain the inventory of supplies. You will be experienced in all aspects of Solid Works and come from an Engineering background.


  • Purchasing of component parts for assembly of our range of products.
  • Liasing with Mechanical Designers, Fabricators & Machine Shops, ensuring correct revision drawings used etc.
  • Manage Bill of Materials
  • Design changes to fabrications & machined parts for easier assembly & cost reduction.
  • Receiving parts from suppliers, quality checks where necessary.
  • Establish locations & stock control for current parts inventory.
  • Assisting accounts dept in administration of customer and supplier invoices, statements and Remittance Advise.
  • Preparation of Shipping/Export documentation.
  • General documentation duties
  • Liaise with suppliers on delivery schedule so as to ensure on-time deliveries of final product
  • Review and manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy
  • Perform regular performance review with suppliers to drive continuous improvements.
  • Ensure commercial, legal and contractual compliances in all the procurement transactions

Qualifications, experience  and skills required:

  • Experience working with Solid Works & PDM
  • Come from an engineering background
  • Purchasing, stock control experience
  • Pro-active, good communicator and used to working on own Initiative
  • Tidy, organised, diplomatic with good communication skills.

Salary, contract and associated packages:

  • Salary is in the region of €36,000 euro, open to negotiation. This is a full time position with employment to start as quickly as possible. 

If you are interested in this position, please forward on your Cv to me directly via email for further information.

Adrien King

Director of International Operations

Email: Adrien.king@redchair.ie

Phone: +353 (0) 64 66 22 007

Mobile: +353 (0) 86 46 81 212

IMO:    +353 (0) 86 46 81 212

Skype: Redchaireducation

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