Posted 14 March 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Supply Chain
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Our client based in Co. Roscommon is looking to recruit a Buyer/Planner.

This company manufactures medical device products and have experienced significant growth in the last year.

They are looking to hire a Buyer/Planner who will join the Supply Chain Team. 

This will suit an experienced Buyer/Planner with at least 2-3 years' experience. The Buyer/Planner will have responsibility for planning and purchasing or materials, services in a manufacturing .

The position reports to the Supply Chain Manager

This is a permanent job.  


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Key duties & responsibilities: 

  • Prepare weekly/monthly and quarterly production plans to meet customer demand.

  • Issue PO’s to support production plans in line with budgeted costs

  • Ensure supply of material to meet demand in a cost effective manner.

  • Negotiate with suppliers pricing and contracts for materials and services.

  • Work with quality in the selection of vendors.

  • Support the purchase of consumables.

  • Monitor and Process updates to MRP systems.

  • Focus on continuous improvement and KPI’s

What are we looking for? 

  • 3rd Level Degree in Business/Supply Chain or related discipline. APICS/IIPIM desirable.

  • At least 3 years manufacturing experience in buying, planning and inventory within manufacturing.

  • Strong system’s experience and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications especially excel.

  • You must have strong communication and negotiating skills along with excellent organisation/time management skills.   

  • Must have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment while demonstrating initiative to lead in other projects. 


Please contact:  Breda Dooley, Matrix Recruitment on 0874057840.

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