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Supply Chain & Materials

Associate Manager Supply Planning - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 13/02/2018
Job Reference: 92780

Job Description

Contact: Roisin McNamara
Telephone: 086 2755151

Associate Manager of Supply Planning
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Associate Manager of Supply Planning for their site.

Key areas of responsibilities
  • Deliver on site goals and objectives.
  • Manage the Supply Planning team with a focus on engagement and delivery of department and site KPIs.
  • Lead and develop the Materials team by providing clear direction, setting agreed performance expectations and results, creating a positive team environment ensuring engagement and ongoing coaching and development of team members.
  • Develop and implement supply planning processes which deliver best in class performance and desired outcomes to enable operational excellence.
  • Drive the monthly Supply Review process as part of IBP and lead the monthly and quarterly build plan process.
  • Develop and implement best in class purchasing processes to deliver excellent performance and results.
  • Collaborates with all functions to deliver on site priorities.
  • Assume ownership for RM levels and work closely with Finance in relation to target setting and inventory reduction initiatives.
  • Understand capacity in each value stream and anticipate capacity constraints/overages.
  • Proactively identify and escalate issues with the end to end supply chain which will impact on customer service levels.
  • Co-ordinate material shortages process to ensure no impact to production plan.
  • Represent the voice of the customer within plant.
  • Actively participate in cross functional/cross site/cross franchise initiatives.
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance with all company Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety standards.
  • Compliance – ensure CAPAs & NCs are supported in a timely manner.
  • Ensure materials team supports NPIs as needed to meet agreed launch dates.
  • Develop effective relationships with external and internal stakeholders to build mutual trust and drive performance.
  • Organise and drive best in class customer visits.
  • Delegate for Manager of NV Supply Planning as required.
  • Drive site material risk management process.
  • Is the first point of contact for daily supply issues/escalations.

Knowledge Skills
  • Third level qualification in Business, Materials Management or Equivalent. IPICs qualification is desirable.
  • A minimum of 4 years supervisory/people management experience in a high volume busy environment is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Ability to work under pressure, have strong organisational skills and build strong teams.
  • Results and metrics orientated.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Is proactive and uses their initiative in all aspects of role.

For further information on this Associate Manager Supply Planning role in Cork please contact Roisin McNamara on 086 2755151/
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