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Buyer / Planner

Job Title: Buyer / Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93321
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Supply Chain Scheduler

Our client, an automotive company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Scheduler for their site.
  • Responsible for inventory level of Raw materials and component families :
  • Follow up the MPS achievement and propose preventives actions regarding material availability to ensure MPS realization.
  • Is responsible for setting up raw materials and components inventory levels.
  • Define and lead actions connected with inventory reductions with component families.
  • Follow up and report daily the inventory level of raw material and component families.
  • Ensure that the materials and components are available to meet the complete customer demand :
  • Plan the raw materials and components requirement based upon Master Production Schedules and anticipate potential impacts with suppliers and with production.
  • Validate and send on a weekly basis forecasts to the suppliers.
  • Ensure that raw materials and components are available to meet customer demand.
  • Follow up daily the material arrivals according to firm / scheduled orders to ensure that supplier ship parts on time according to requested scheduled.
  • On a regular basis, communicate complete, precise & reliable information to the Supplier contacts. Adapt the chosen method of communication to the level of the Supplier contact. Adapt the frequency to the situation (preventive, curative, crisis).
  • Identify blocking points and plan appropriate quick actions to solve them :
  • Attend Logistics meetings and follow up related action plans.
  • Support the implementation with the appropriate departments (APU, Logistics, Purchasing, VPS) tools and methods in order to improve the supply chain organization like Pull flow, Kanban, EDI, Milk run.
  • Define with the External flow analyst the inbound transportation plans.
  • Support actively the inventory counting and propose actions to maintain accuracy of inventory in cooperation with inventory control analyst.
  • Meet the Suppliers contacts on a regular basis.
  • Propose logistics protocol with suppliers in co-operation with External flow analyst and Purchasing.
  • Follow all environmental, health & safety rules and procedures and participate in safety and environmental activities in order to improve the workplace for all employees.

  • Degree / Diploma in business or commerce along with IIPMM / APICS qualified desirable but not essential.
  • Minimum of 3 / 4 years’ experience in a Supply Chain role with proven track record within a manufacturing environment.
  • SAP experience essential.
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and organisational skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for vendor negotiation and all internal and external liaison.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent PC Skills including knowledge of Microsoft office packages along with an MRP system.
  • Experience with Supply chain processes i.e. Vendor Hub / Kan Ban / VRO set up.

For further information on this Supply Chain Scheduler role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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