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Head Office {amount} km
Main Road Tallaght
D24 PW612 Dublin 24

Contract Type

Full Time

Experience Level

Entry Level


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With over 6,000 colleagues across our stores, warehouses and offices in Ireland and Northern Ireland we are a big and ambitious team. We know our people are our greatest asset and our success is down to the commitment and dedication of our team.

We are seeking a detail-oriented, analytical Purchasing Administrator to join our Purchasing team. The Purchasing Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the product and supplier database, preparing reports and conducting internal audits. We are looking for someone who can effectively communicate with internal and external parties in a positive and professional manner while working under pressure and multitasking in a fast-paced environment.


What you'll do

  • Maintenance of our product and supplier database
  • Preparing daily, weekly, and monthly reports for internal departments and our international counterparts in Germany
  • Managing incoming calls and emails ensuring they are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner
  • Coordinating between departments and operating units in resolving day-to-day administrative and operational problems
  • Paper and electronic file management and archiving
  • Product and supplier database checks and sign-offs
  • Assisting line manager and team members with ad hoc administration duties and projects

What you'll need

  • Ensure work is carried out and completed in a controlled, compliant, timely and accurate manner with emphasis on attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working under pressure and multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in the German language
  • Exceptional organisational, analytical and data management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS office (in particular Excel)
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage

What you'll receive

Through our salary system, we ensure pay equality across all positions at Lidl

  • Salary of €30,950 rising to €42,000 over 4 years
  • 20 days holidays per annum rising to 25 days after 2 years
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Company pension after one year of service
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Initial training and ongoing development from an experienced team member
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Dynamic work environment
  • New office facility with free parking
  • On-site gym and canteen
  • Up to 2 days remote working per week