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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Logistics

Dundalk, IE

Purchasing Administrator (Fixed-term contract)

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


We are looking for a Purchasing Administrator on fixed-term contract to join our Truck Mounted Forklift team. The purpose of the position is to promote high levels of product availability and internal customer satisfaction, optimal inventory levels and minimal obsolescence. This role is also responsible for availability of components for the production of Truck Mounted Forklift. This position reports to Material Planner Supervisor. The location of this position is Dundalk, Ireland.
Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for running functional reports and providing rolling forecasts to suppliers
  • Replenishment planning
  • Monitor open order backlog to ensure on time delivery from supply base
  • Manage and maintain optimal lot size technique, safety stock and other planning parameters
  • Minimise inventory obsolescence.
  • Effective Back-order/shortage reporting and root cause analysis
  • Updating production report daily with delivery status on parts due.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Material Planning experience is beneficial
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Proficient MS packages especially advanced MS Excel.

You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 31.05.2021.



Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com