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Buyer Planner

Job Title: Buyer Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
REF: 95662
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Buyer Planner

Our client, a medical device company in Clare is currently looking to recruit a Buyer Planner for their site.

Main Responsibilities
  • Plan assigned parts to meet required safety stock levels & customer demand in distribution Centers
  • Review forecast updates & update Batch sizes on a quarterly basis
  • Work with Finished Goods Planner to manage supply to customers
  • Update weekly schedule & review with Formulation & Fill/Packing operations
  • Complete monthly volume plan & communicate with Operations & Finance
  • Review capacity requirements for monthly & annual required production volumes
  • Purchase assigned parts from approved supplier base per agreed purchase policies
  • Meet inventory targets & continuously review stocking policies to reduce inventory levels
  • Add/review purchased parts to determine if any items can be moved to Kanban
  • Review & ensure Freight budgets are being adhered to & savings made
  • Manage Supplier base with regular business reviews & supplier scorecards
  • Support Purchasing/NPI projects as assigned by manager

  • Business Degree or equivalent APICS Certification or IIPMM Diploma and/or has at least 6 years’ experience in a relevant Buyer/Planner position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a methodical and accurate manner.
  • Experience of working in an MRP/MPS environment.
  • Ability to use Oracle Manufacturing would be an advantage
  • Experience in setting up visual planning/lean inventory management processes would be an advantage

For further information on this Buyer Planner role in Clare please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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