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Trainee Buyer

01/03/21 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

My client a Leading & Expanding Food Manufacturer in North Dublin is seeking a Trainee Buyer/ Buying Administrator to join their team.

This is a newly created position reporting directly to the Purchasing & Trading Director.

This role with involve hands on training beginning with administration & learning about the industry, to progressing into a buying role.

Full time, permanent role. Salary: €30-35k (DOE)


  • Day to day admin for Imports from the UK
  • Customs Declarations
  • Work closely with the Buying team to build relations with new and existing suppliers
  • Daily order placement/ purchasing from suppliers
  • Assisting buyers with sourcing of fresh produce
  • Support Buyers in planning and trading of product lines
  • Monitor stock levels against sale projections
  • Reviewing competitor’s offerings and price positioning
  • Engage in regular competitor product and price checking
  • Negotiate with suppliers in a fair and responsible way


  • Education or experience in Procurement or Supply Chain in FMCG is an advantage (Business Admin/ Agricultural Science Graduates also)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Sales experience would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the food distribution sector is an advantage
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Good Communicator – both internal and external
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Detail orientated
  • Hungry for development
  • Ability to Work from Home on odd weekends (15 minutes - 2 hours max)

At Quorum Search Partners we respect your privacy. Your CV is sent to us in complete confidence and will never be forwarded to a third party without your consent.

Please note: due to current time constraints and travel restrictions, only candidates located in Ireland with full rights to work will be considered for this position.




Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at or call for more information.

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