Job Description

Position: Buyer/Planner

The role of Buyer/Planner will be responsible for materials requirements planning, material purchasing, supplier relationship management, product life cycle and service design.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for all elements of the Sales and Operations Planning (SNOP) process for our client's products.
Liaise with commercial team to consolidate demand plan.
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
Ensure all duties related to the role are performed in accordance with the Quality System.

Behaviours & Skills
Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.
Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.

Qualifications & Experience:
Qualified to degree level in a business or technical discipline.
APICS CPIM and or IIPMM Cert/Dip qualification is desirable.
Minimum 4-5 years planning experience as a Buyer/ Planner in a manufacturing environment.

For more information regarding this role call Brenda Flannery 091 507 521

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Brenda Flannery

Recruitment Consultant +353 91 507521 / +353 85 8723761
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Galway
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Supply Chain