Buyer & Planning Supervisor


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Location Clare
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
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Buyer & Planning Supervisor

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Job ID: JOB-12143
Buyer & Planning Supervisor

Our Client a leading MNC is recruiting for a Buyer & Planning Supervisor to join their team in Clare.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Purchasing & Planning activities of a set of value stream products within the company.
  • Manage and support the development of a team of Buyer/Planners
  • Lead and motivate a dynamic team driving/implementing continuous Lean process and system improvements using the Danaher Materials Systems
  • Define and execute strategic objectives for the team
  • Manage assigned Finished Goods to meet set safety stock levels and customer demand in Distribution Centres
  • Work with Finished Goods Planners to manage supply to customers
  • Complete monthly Manufacturing volume plan and communicate with Operations & Finance
  • Review capacity requirements for monthly & annual required production volumes
  • Purchase assigned materials for Beckman Coulter Ireland Inc. from approved supplier base per agreed purchase policies
  • Manage Supplier base with regular business reviews & supplier scorecards, including focus on supplier validation and introduction
  • Meet set Inventory targets & continuously review stocking policies in order to optimise Inventory design levels
  • Support Purchasing/NPI projects as assigned by manager

Key Requirements

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s Degree with a min 5+ years experience or equivalent APICS certification or IIPMM Diploma with a min 8+ years experience in a relevant Buyer/Planner position
  • 2 years Supervisory experience required
  • Experience working and implementing / improving Lean systems would be a desired advantage
  • Highly numerate with a strong aptitude for data analysis and achieving high quality output
  • Experience in using Oracle Manufacturing would be an advantage
  • Experience working in an MRP/MPS environment

For more information on this role in Clare please contact Kenneth O’Reilly on 0860462367 or email

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Buyer & Planning Supervisor

Ken O'Reilly

Role Type Permanent
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