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Junior Buyer

Requisition ID 29749 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-OO1 
Posting Type LI 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About the role


We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join the Kerry Agribusiness team in Charleville


You will have knowledge of products and suppliers and industry experience. Strong Excel, Word & Powerpoint skills, be able to negotiate and build relationships with product suppliers.


Key responsibilities


  • The procurement of Goods and Services for the Kerry Agribusiness Trading division.
  • Primary focus to be on Goods for Retail.
  • Ability to negotiate with Suppliers on behalf of Kerry Agribusiness.
  • Building relationships with Store Managers and Sales Team.
  • Effective communication with the Buying Team.
  • Developing a Professional relationship with Product Suppliers to the Business.
  • Updating and Maintenance of cost price files detailing effective dates & special offers where relevant.
  • Responsibility for Margin Control on Defined Product range.
  • Communication of business relevant Information to Sales and Purchasing team.
  • To play a key role in the launch of our Ecommerce portal sourcing Graphics, Technical Data, UOMs, and any other relevant information as required by ICT Team

Qualifications and skills


  • Industry Experience would be a significant advantage to the candidate.
  • 3rd Level Qualification in a Business or Agri Related Course.
  • Effective Communicator with ability to present to colleagues and Industry Members.
  • Good Knowledge of Excel, Word & PowerPoint essential.
  • Experience of Oracle based systems would be an advantage.
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail is critical.
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

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