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Supply Chain & Materials

Buyer Planner - Roscommon

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Roscommon
Date: 14/09/2018
Job Reference: 96957

Job Description

Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 086 773 8651

Buyer Planner

Our client, a manufacturing company in Westmeath is currently looking to recruit a Buyer Planner for their site.

Principle Responsibilities: (essential job duties and responsibilities)
  • Manage and review product delivery, availability to meet committed service levels while delivering to inventory targets.
  • Data analysis, metrics and reporting/ KPI Management - Development & maintenance of supplier management processes [OTD, Inventory, PPV, E & O, Warehousing etc]
  • Place PO’s, resolve invoice queries, prepare forecasts
  • Supplier management - Coordinate & manage principle & sub- tier suppliers.
  • Managing & building tactical relationships with suppliers
  • Develop of queries & models to establish and support key business metrics & reports
  • Support to key strategic projects. Meet business objectives with regard to service. Iidentify & implement cost reduction & inventory reduction strategies & programs
  • Escalate potential supplier manufacturing and compliance issues to provide & obtain direction and decision making around continued production & supply
  • Management of Purchase orders for direct & non direct requirements
  • Development of processes & SOP documentation.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

Skills and Experiences:
  • 5 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment ( purchasing/ planning/inventory control)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/SAP MPS & MRP.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems (FDA/ISO) within a regulated environment.
  • Competent in MS Access, Excel, Oracle /ERP & query development (Excel & Word)
  • Good communicator and inter personnel skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Function well under pressure & handles multiple priorities.
  • Shows flexibility and is able to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Flexibility with working hours and travel.
  • Motivated self starter with confidence to managing a 3rd party supplier is essential
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent task

For further information on this Buyer Planner role in Westmeath please contact Fiona Keane on 086 773 8651 /

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