What you need to know
Our client based in Co. Westmeath is hiring a Senior Buyer/Planner.
This company is a Global operation manufacturing medical device products.
They are hiring a Senior Buyer/Planner who will join the Supply Chain Team for a 6 month contract initially .
This will suit an experienced Buyer/Planner with at least 5 years' experience . The Senior Buyer/Planner will have responsibility for planning and purchasing to ensure material is available to meet manufacturing demand.
The position reports to the Production Planning Manager.
This is a six month contract initially.
Hybrid – 4 days remote and 1 day per week onsite.
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Key duties & responsibilities:
Issue and release PO’s to support manufacturing forecasts , and plans.
Facilitate on-time material available to the production line as and when required to avoid disruption.
Ensure supply of material to meet demand in a cost effective manner.
Highlight material shortages that will impact service and production.
Manage Non-Working Inventory for Commodities and identifying at risk items
Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels.
Manage Phase in Phase out change to minimise business service and obsolescence exposure.
Monitor and recommend changes in system set ups to improve planning and buying effectiveness and system integrity
Develop and implement process improvements and work with suppliers on continuous improvement initiatives to improve processes for information flow and material delivery.
Liaise with warehouse to initiate and/or support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
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’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.
Breda Dooley, Matrix Recruitment on 0874057840.
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