Buyer - Mechanical - Kildare

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12763

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Buyer with experience on procurement of M&E, Process and I&C sub-contractors, goods and services?

Do you have experience working with engineering consultancies on pharma/biotech/data centre projects?

If you are interested in discussing these opportunities further, contact Sheila on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Buyer - Mechanical - Kildare


Our client is an international EPC consultancy involved the the design & construction management of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Sciences & Chemicals & Data Center projects worldwide.

Job Description

To provide an efficient and effective procurement service to assigned project and assist in the implementation of the group procurement strategies.

Assist and manage the procurement activities for sub-contractors, goods and services in conjunction with the Senior Buyer

Ensure and report the execution of the Procurement Schedule (DPPS) relating to critical, time sensitive packages and equipment,

Assist with Senior buyer with Procurement Meetings

Implement and understand the procurement procedures and utilise all standard documents.

Comply with Business and where the project procurement procedures.

Ensure all Sub-Contractors and Suppliers are Pre-Qualified using the Ariba system

Produce suitable vendor list for all packages

Interface with key supply chain providers and conduct performance reviews.

Liaise with key supply chain providers and visit as necessary.

Negotiate deals and long-term arrangements with local supply chain providers.

Expedite internal stakeholders and supply chain providers in a proactive manner.

Prepare tender enquiries and pricing schedules, ensure Scope of Works and ITT documentation is complete as possible, liaise with project team to ensure compliance.

Ensure all RFI’s are duly answered by the relevant internal / external stakeholders during the tender stage.

Carryout final negotiations with the project manager/commercial manager and chair pre-let meeting minutes

Compile all Order information including Recommendation to Award for review with the Procurement Manager.

Co-ordinate the provision of pricing information to support the compilation of business bids.

Represent Procurement at meetings (both internal and external to the Project).

Carry out other duties as required by the Procurement Manager.

Assist with the Management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);

Raise PO’s within the SAP system in accordance with the procedures


Degree in Construction or other equivalent qualification

Procurement experience in high tech / M&E or construction projects

Experience of procurement activity for major goods, and/or services in a multi-site business

Membership of Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or equivalent i.e. CIOB/RICS

Suitable safety training and working knowledge of Safety and Environmental Legislation.

Generalist construction experience

Good Negotiation Skills 

Some Familiarity with Standard Forms of Contract

Computer Literacy, experience of SAP or other ERM system

Commercial and financial acumen

Good communication skills – written and oral


€Competitive basic salary - negotiable dependant on experience


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720


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