What you need to know
Our client based in Co. Westmeath is hiring a Demand Planner.
This company is a Global operation manufacturing medical device products. The company is on an exciting new venture, it's a great job opportunity to be part of the company’s next period of growth.
They are hiring a Demand Planner to join the Supply Chain Team. This will suit an experienced Planner with at least 5 years' experience. The Demand Planner will have responsibility for managing the planning aspects of the product life cycle of new products and to end of life.
This is a permanent job with hybrid work on offer.
Excellent package available with flexible working hours.
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Key duties & responsibilities:
Participate in the Integrated Business Planning process with a focus on the alignment between the demand plan and the business plan.
Oversee demand planning exceptions related to out of control demand, forecast bias, unusual month to date demand.
Oversee the demand planning aspects of the product life cycle new products, end of life, and phase-in / phase-out.
Responsible for gathering and applying Market Intelligence to the demand plan.
Optimize statistical forecast in Demand Planning tool.
Monitor forecast performance metrics tools to measure accuracy and take actions accordingly.
Maintain data integrity in the demand planning system.
Forecasting Finished goods for EMEA region.
Responsible for project management initiatives
Support the Supply and Production Planning organisation through key inputs for development of inventory strategies.
What are we looking for?
3rd Level Degree in Business/Supply Chain or related discipline. APICS/IIPIM desirable.
At least 5 years manufacturing experience in buying, planning and inventory within manufacturing.
Strong MRP/ERP system experience and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications especially excel.
Knowledge of demand and DRP planning tools is a distinct advantage.
Knowledge of forecasting techniques and statistics.
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.
Breda Dooley Matrix Recruitment on 0874057840.
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