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Job Title: Buyer/Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84294
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description


Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Buyer/Planner or their site.

? You will contribute to planning and purchasing of the necessary materials from selected vendors to support production and assisting in the sourcing of vendors where necessary.
? Maintain a thorough knowledge of every aspect of inventory throughout the plant.
? Scheduling material through manufacturing to ensure production is supported at all times.
? Identify and develop systems solutions and enhancements to improve productivity.
? Initiate cost reduction programs where opportunities exist for example by pursuing new vendors for most cost effective purchases.
? Planning the necessary finished goods to meet desired inventories and preparing Master Production schedules to determine manufacturing run rates.
? Ensuring materials inventory goals are achieved and obsolescence is minimized at all times.
? Communicate product availability information to the distribution company.

? Min requirement is a 3rd Level Qualification in a Quantitative Discipline.
? A Diploma in IIPMM and/or APICS is an advantage.
? Excellent computer literacy skills with high competence in Excel/Word etc.,
? Experience in a planning role will be considered an advantage, but is not essential.
? Experience with using ERP systems (e.g. SAP or equivalent) is an advantage.
? Must have excellent communications skills (verbal and written), ability to present information clearly, concisely, and timely.
? Will demonstrate initiative / drive to take on additional responsibilities. Experience of working with Lean tools is an advantage.

? Demonstrates Global Business Acumen
? Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions
? Sets Strategic Direction
? Collaborates and Creates Alignment
? Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent
? Fosters Diversity and Inclusion

? Focuses on Patient and Customer
? Generates Breakthrough Ideas
? Initiates and Leads Change

? Sets High Standards
? Instils Operational Excellence
? Drives Accountability
? Models Ethical Behaviour

For further information on this Buyer/Planner role in Galway please contact Aoife O?Reilly on 091730022 /
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