Electrical Buyer (Kildare)

Permanent Salary: Negotiable

Job Overview

Zenco Technical is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Buyer to join a market-leading M&E Contractor with projects based in Kildare. Our client specialises in sectors including Pharma, Data Centres and Industrial Manufacturing.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • To deliver an efficient and effective procurement service to assigned project and assist in the implementation of the group procurement strategies.
  • Manage the procurement activities for sub-contractors, goods and services in conjunction with the Senior Buyer
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Process 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.


Key Requirements

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a purchasing/buying role
  • Previous Engineering experience required, experience with Electrical components advantageous
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability and confidence to deal with a broad range of people
  • Organised individual with a constant focus and attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to meet strict deadline and work under pressure
  • Excellent IT skills


If this sounds of interest, or to make a general inquiry about other Engineering opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

Zenco Technical – Engineering Partnerships

Job Type: Permanent