Purchasing & Facilities Officer at Ryanair in Swords, Ireland

Ryanair are currently recruiting for a Purchasing & Facilities Officer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be based in our Head Office in Airside Business Park in Swords and will work as part of a small team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a person looking to develop their career in Europes leading airline as we prepare to grow our company to over 500 aircraft by 2024. The ideal candidate will have 1 years experience in a similar role in a busy environment with a proactive approach to completing their duties. The successful candidate will gain experience in the purchase and delivery of goods for end users across our European network.

Duties will include

  • Negotiate with and purchase from suppliers on a daily basis
  • Reconcile invoices whilst dealing with any queries/outstanding issues regarding suppliers with the Accounts Payable team
  • Monitoring of delivery dates, times of incoming / outgoing supplies and advise all personnel of arrival/departure of same
  • Handle a wide variety of administrative functions to support the Purchasing & Facilities department
  • Manage hotel providers that support our European network to include daily issues, contracts etc
  • Dealing with internal customers
  • Monitor facilities, organising callouts and maintenance checks
  • Plan and organise weekly movement of stock to outstations
  • Maintain files and update stock records and purchasing order system
  • Accomplish other such duties as maybe reasonably directed by the Purchasing Manager.


  • Previous Purchasing experience desirable
  • Full driving license
  • Cost Consciousness
  • Proven Computer Skills including SAP, Excel & Word
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines effectively and efficiently
  • Good organisation skills and ability to work on own initiative
  • A Strong outgoing personality
  • Ability to communicate effectively by phone and in person with suppliers

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