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Ace Fixings is one of Ireland’s leading independent distributors and stockists of fixings and professional power tools to the Construction Industry.

PURCHASING OFFICER

 

Ace Fixings has been a trusted supplier of fixings, power tools, accessories to the construction industry for over 40 years. From our headquarters in Ballymena, Co. Antrim we supply nationwide across the UK and Ireland.

 

Are you an experienced and detail-oriented professional with a passion for ensuring seamless purchasing processes?

 

We are seeking a Purchasing Officer to join our dynamic team. As the Purchasing Officer, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the accurate and timely completion of all purchasing activities. This includes managing purchase orders, collaborating with suppliers and sales staff, and maintaining optimal stock levels in coordination with the warehouse team.

 

Your commitment to excellence and customer service will contribute to the success of our organisation.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Purchase Orders: Efficiently and accurately process purchase orders while ensuring strict compliance with procurement policies and procedures, collaborating with internal stakeholders to gather purchase requirements.
  • Imports: Manage and coordinate import processes, handling documentation and customs clearance, monitor shipment schedules to ensure timely delivery of goods, and promptly address any import-related issues with efficiency.
  • Supplier Price Maintenance: Manage and update stock prices, sales prices, and commodity codes, address cost queries with Senior Management, conduct daily cost reports, and engage in price negotiations with suppliers.
  • Stock Management: Collaborate closely with the warehouse team to optimize stock levels, employ effective stock management strategies to reduce stockouts and excess inventory, and analyze stock movements and trends for informed purchasing decisions.   

 

Qualifications & Experience:

 

  • A minimum of 2 years of previous experience in a buying/procurement role.
  • Strong negotiation and supplier management skills to achieve the best price with suppliers.
  • Strong organisational skills, a good understanding of sourcing and the ability to maintain supplier relationships.
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Excel and preferably Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Pro-active in decision-making with keen problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of inventory management systems and best practices.
  • Knowledge of Trader Support System

 

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Ballymena head office.

 

  • Monday – Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 29 Days holidays/year
  • Company pension scheme

 

If this role is of interest we would love to hear from you!

 

To apply send your CV to personnel@acefixings.com