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Supply Chain & Materials

Buyer / Planner II - Cork - 100939

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cork
Date: 13/03/2019
Job Reference: 100939
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
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Job Description

Buyer / Planner II - Cork - 100939
Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 086 7738651

Buyer / Planner II
Our client, a medical device company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Buyer / Planner II for their site, on a contract basis.

  • Performs senior-level Production and Supplier Management activities, including the procurement of production and non-production materials such that the company and its suppliers develop compliant continuous competitive advantages.

  • Driving long term capacity & supply plans for assigned commodities.
  • Project managing / assignments /New Product introductions / Continuous improvement / Supplier selection / negotiation / contract review/ as assigned.
  • Providing coaching, mentoring, training and development plans for Buyers / Planners.
  • Communicating via data / metrics / reports / relationship building – both internally and externally.
  • Managing Material Supply to ensure Manufacturing commitments are achieved as well as Corporate and Plant objectives. Providing timely and appropriate Material availability information to internal customers.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Third level qualification such as a Business Degree in Purchasing or related field is required.
  • APICS certification an advantage
  • 5 years + demonstrated successful experience in a similar type role
  • Competency in Microsoft PC Applications. Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision

For further information on Buyer / Planner role in Cork please contact Fiona on 086 7738651 /

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