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Job Title: Buyer/Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84453
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Contact: Aoife O Reilly
Telephone: 091730022

Our client, an engineering company in Galway are currently looking to recruit A Buyer/Planner for their site in Galway.

Job Summary
Manage the purchasing & scheduling of all raw materials & productions consumables and packaging materials for use in the production to support customer orders. Work is performed within established professional standards and practices. Tasks are complex in nature where judgment is required to complete recurring assignments independently and to determine the best methods to follow to complete assignments. Builds internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers etc.
Key Responsibilities
? Plan for and procure materials necessary to meet manufacturing build requirements for one or several product lines.
? Qualify new suppliers.
? Manage Customer expectation through accurate commits.
? Work within a team where the ultimate goal is Customer Satisfaction while maintaining Inventory Goals.
? Plan and schedule timely material requirements for customer forecasts.
? Review manufacturing production goals and plans accordingly. Analyse inputs (e.g., capacity, urgency of request, material availability, etc.) to help determine schedule.
? Analyse internal impact (e.g., line scheduling, procurement, logistics, shipping, etc.) of customer scheduling. Revise plans as required based on analysis of actual versus plan.
? Record retention co-ordination. Responsible for the co-ordination, tracking and storage of records relevant to the Department/Function.
? In-depth knowledge and adherence to, all local and Corporate policies and procedures relating to their role.

Core Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:
? Knowledge of a mechanical manufacturing environment.
? In depth knowledge of production planning fundamentals, scheduling, materials requirements planning techniques and manufacturing control systems.
? Strong Focus on Customer needs.
? Knowledge of procurement processes, inventory management and supplier management.
? Ability to plan strategically for the coordinated delivery of a variety of materials.
? Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
? Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
? Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

Typical Experience/Education
? Minimum 5 years? relevant experience.
? Bachelor?s degree in related field, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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