Assistant Buyer

  • €35000 - €40000
  • Head Office & Supply Chain
  • Dublin, Dublin West, Leinster

Assistant Buyer – Premium Beauty

Excel Recruitment have an amazing buying opportunity for an Assistant Buyer – Premium Beauty. Our client is an Irish-owned Health and Beauty Pharmacy. The business is well known for its wide health and beauty portfolio and this is an exciting time to be a part of the team. Citywest based.


  • Salary: €35-40k DOE
  • 22 days AL
  • Staff discount
  • Pension
  • Agile working

Responsibilities of this Assistant Buyer job include:

  • Provide buying support to the Premium Cosmetics & Fragrance Buyer
  • Analyse purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion
  • Collaborate with department managers to clarify purchase requisitions, identify departmental needs, and refine specifications for future purchase orders
  • Investigate and cultivate new sources for supplies and products
  • Secure product samples, photos, and descriptions for departments
  • Review quotes and secure the most competitive bids
  • Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date
  • Determine the correct method to process purchase requisitions depending on total cost, timeliness, competitive bidding, and existing contracts
  • Place orders to procure requisitioned items or services
  • Solve problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner

Requirements for this Assistant Buyer job include:

  • Previous buying experience strongly preferred, or ability to demonstrate comparable knowledge and skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialisation.
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.


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