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Job Title: Buyer/Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93861
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371


Who are the client
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Buyer/Planner for their site.

Why this role
  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • Fast career progression
  • Excellent onsite facilities and a fun place to work
  • Top employer in Galway

What will I be doing
  • 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.

What do I need
  • Minimum requirement is a 3rd Level 8 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.

For further information on this Buyer/Planner role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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