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Supply Chain Planner

Reference:RK4596 Location: Waterford
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Planner

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning Pharmaceutical organization based in Waterford. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


  • Responsible for the effective coordination of the supply planning, purchasing and production scheduling activities for products managed.
  • Managing on time supply to customers.
  • Management of raw material and component supply to support Operations.
  • Monitor’s production planning system with relevant performance metrics
  • Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of commercial products.
  • Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Analyse product demand, sales patterns, and forecasts, as well as production specifications and plant and supplier capacity data.
  • Review capacity loads to identify potential manufacturing constraints.
  • Works with Operations, Engineering and Quality partners to resolve and mitigate potential supply challenges.
  • Key member of relevant New Product launch teams.
  • Identifies key stakeholders and establishes effective communication plans across various groups
  • Manage and maintain raw material inventory and drive improvement opportunities.
  • Supplier performance management
  • Supports evaluation of potential new suppliers.
  • Leads and identifies improvement opportunities for plant manufacturing unit supply S&OP as required
  • Identifies and drives Lean or Six Sigma improvement initiatives.

Experience and Education:
  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in related discipline.
  • ExperiencedSAP and MRP systems
  • Advanced data reporting and analytical skills.
  • Qualification in project management such as PMP desirable.

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Rachel Kent on +353 (0)87 427 8808 or [email protected] for further information.