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The Exact Group operates from a 72,000 sq. ft modern facility on the outskirts of Newry, County Down. Operating in two distinct areas, Composites and CNC, the company offers a range of high-quality services, primarily providing a Rapid Response (Speed Shop) service to a range of industries.

Due to continued growth, we are currently recruiting a Buyer to join our growing and experienced team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Raising POs for raw materials and component parts
  • Identification and assessment of new vendors
  • Expediting supplier deliveries and negotiating with suppliers to achieve improvement on lead times
  • Working proactively to resolve any supply issues with the overall objective of improving OTIF
  • Negotiating pricing and other terms with suppliers to improve cost base and deliver savings
  • Maintaining accurate purchasing data within the system
  • Completing supplier reviews – monitoring and reporting on supplier delivery & quality performance


  • Demonstrable experience in a Purchasing role, preferably two years in a Buyer role within the engineering/manufacturing sector
  • Experience working in a time-critical manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An understanding of MRP and experience issuing purchase orders
  • Proficient in the use of Excel together with accounts packages e.g. Sage
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to time-critical deadlines

Personality Requirements

  • Good attitude
  • Conscientious and responsible
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment


  • Negotiable dependent on experience


  • Pension
  • Excellent conditions
  • Parking
  • Good team environment

Job Reference: Buyer 2021

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Location: 7 – 9 Craigmore Mill Industrial Estate, Craigmore Road, Newry Co Down. BT35 6JR.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. A competitive package and salary will be provided to the successful candidate.

To apply for this role, please forward a copy of your CV to



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