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Buyer / Planner

Job Title: Buyer / Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 99061
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 086 7738651

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

Role and Duties
  • Responsible for all elements of the Sales and Operations Planning (SNOP) process for company products.
  • Liaise with commercial team to consolidate demand plan.
  • Manage raw material stock levels and maintain inventory at agreed levels to meet demand.
  • Generate forecasts for suppliers and issue raw material purchase orders to fill production requirements.
  • Transition existing stock management through implementation of a new MRP system.
  • Create weekly production schedule in conjunction with Manufacturing Operations Manager.
  • Manage cost reduction projects to fruition on purchased items and supply chain lean initiatives.
  • Measure supplier performance to agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Identify and implement corrective action to address non-conformances
  • Ensure all duties related to the role are performed in accordance with the Quality System.
  • Behaviours & Skills required include a strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative. Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.

Education and Qualifications
  • Qualified to degree level in a business or technical discipline. APICS CPIM and or IIPMM Cert/Dip qualification is desirable.
  • Minimum 4-5 years planning experience as a Buyer/ Planner in a manufacturing environment.

For further information on this Buyer / Planner role in Galway please contact Fiona Keane on 086 7738651 /
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