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Buyer / Planner

Reference:AFTF-510554 PO Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Buyer

The Role

A leading medical devices business is significantly expanding its product portfolio, and is therefore searching for a talented and creative Buyer / Planner. The successful candidates will join a dynamic team under the leadership of a highly experienced management team in an exciting expansion phase for the company. This is a challenging role where you will be responsible for materials requirements planning, material purchasing, supplier relationship management, product life cycle and service design.

You will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for all elements of the Sales and Operations Planning (SNOP) process.
  • Manage raw material stock levels and maintain inventory at agreed levels to meet demand.
  • Generate forecasts for suppliers and issue raw material purchase orders to fill production requirements.
  • Transition existing stock management through implementation of a new MRP system.
  • Create weekly production schedule in conjunction with Manufacturing Operations Manager.
  • Manage cost reduction projects to fruition on purchased items and supply chain lean initiatives.
  • Measure supplier performance to agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Identify and implement corrective action to address non-conformances.

What you will have:

  • Minimum 4-5 years planning experience as a Buyer/ Planner in a manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified to degree level in a business or technical discipline. APICS CPIM and or IIPMM Cert/Dip qualification is desirable.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.
  • Behaviours & Skills required include a strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265