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Inventory Management Director

Reference:POR448121 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:10+ Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Inventory Manager, Supply Chain Manager

A Director or Associate Director Inventory Management is required to join a leading global Biopharmaceutical business in Limerick. You will be responsible to enhance, own and operate within the strategy for inventory management focused on global raw materials and components for use in the end-to-end supply chain. You will lead the internal teams and partner organisations to establish and attain targets and goals which align to the operational objectives for manufacturing as well as Contract Manufacturing (CMO). In partnership with Global Sourcing, support executive level discussions with suppliers and service providers for direct and indirect materials. Lead and deliver process improvements which benefit a high growth environment and financial objectives. Continue the development of a robust team in the processes and techniques of complex inventory management build a best-in-class, talent centric organisation representing the values and driven spirit of the business.

The Role

  • Contributes to and then executes global inventory management strategy in alignment with the overall Supply Chain strategy.
  • Designs raw material and component supply chains and associated performance scorecards aligned with all goals and objectives.
  • Partners directly with Global Sourcing on forecasting, tactical improvements and issue resolution with regular progress updates to senior leaders.
  • Works cross-functionally to ensure optimisation and management of on-hand raw materials and components in terms of quantity, quality and timeliness.
  • Assesses the current organisation and implements structures to position the business for the future business challenges and requirements.
  • Travel is required approximately 20%-40% of the time.
The Person
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, procurement or engineering.
  • You will have 10-12 years of experience in sourcing, materials management and/or supply chain management in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device environment.
  • You are analytical, strategic, pragmatic, quick thinking and possess a “big picture” mentality.
  • You are capable of working across multiple functions as the partner of choice.
  • You can lead multiple, sophisticated projects and changing priorities.
  • You have the ability to empower, develop a team and mentor staff.
  • You have Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement knowledge.

For further details please contact; Paula O’Reilly on 087 7094141 or send CV in confidence to