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Buyer/planner

Location: Westmeath, Republic of Ireland Salary:
Sector: Supply Chain and Demand Planning Type: Permanent

My client has an immediate opening for a Buyer/Planner in a medical device company that are devoted to advancing the science of healing and positively impacting patient care. Located in Athlone.

They are looking for a key member to join their Manufacturing Team. This could be your chance to work for a company that really wants to make a difference in patient's lives.

This is a permanent position with a competitive salary and comes with fantastic benefits.

What will I be doing as a Buyer/Planner?

  • Manage and review product delivery, availability to meet committed service levels while delivering to inventory targets.
  • Data analysis, metrics and reporting/ KPI Management - Development & maintenance of supplier management processes [OTD, Inventory, PPV, E & O, Warehousing etc]
  • Place PO's, resolve invoice queries, prepare forecasts
  • Supplier management - Coordinate & manage principle & sub- tier suppliers.
  • Managing & building tactical relationships with suppliers
  • Develop of queries & models to establish and support key business metrics & reports
  • Support to key strategic projects. Meet business objectives with regard to service. Identify & implement cost reduction & inventory reduction strategies & programs
  • Escalate potential supplier manufacturing and compliance issues to provide & obtain direction and decision making around continued production & supply
  • Management of Purchase orders for direct & non direct requirements
  • Development of processes & SOP documentation.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

What I need to apply for Buyer/Planner?

  • 5 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment ( purchasing/ planning/inventory control)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/SAP MPS & MRP.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems (FDA/ISO) within a regulated environment.
  • Competent in MS Access, Excel, Oracle /ERP & query development (Excel & Word)
  • Good communicator and inter personnel skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Function well under pressure & handles multiple priorities.
  • Shows flexibility and is able to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Flexibility with working hours and travel.
  • Motivated self starter with confidence to managing a 3rd party supplier is essential
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent task
  • Qualified or studying for Supply Chain related qualification (APICS, IIPMM etc)

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in hearing more don't hesitate in applying. Don't miss out on this opportunity to become part of a leading company. Please respond with an updated CV

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