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IT Supply Chain Architect

Job Title: IT Supply Chain Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 83750
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

IT Supply Chain Architect

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an IT Supply Chain Architect for their site.

The goal of this role will be to optimize the management, architecture, execution, and performance of our Supply Chain systems, projects and platforms, while being a technical subject matter expert on internal and external supply chain solutions. This role will report directly to the IT Senior Manager responsible for the Global Supply Chain organization.

Key Responsibilities:
? Provides technical leadership on all projects, technology, and initiatives that support the global supply chain (Warehouse Management, Field Inventory, Demand Planning, Sourcing, Capital Equipment, Supply Chain monitoring and analytics, Clinical Device Tracking, etc.)
? Understands supply chain related business process in order to strategically suggest and implement the right tools and solutions in order to drive business efficiency and defect reduction
? Provides requirement analysis, level of effort estimation, and project planning input
? Works collaboratively with cross-functional and technical teams to provide advice and information to global groups and serve as an advocate to promote the benefits of the respective solution
? Serves as a key technical resource in the creation of strategic roadmaps and plans
? Communicates highly technical solutions to business partners at their level of technical understanding
? Enhances, maintains and supports the development of systems throughout the Software Development Lifecycle according to the IT methodology, department SOP?s, and team guidelines
? Creates and maintains system documentation according to the IT methodology (proposals, designs, test specifications, and other deliverables as necessary) for new and existing applications
? Provide end user demonstrations and support where needed
? Analyzes existing system landscape and tools in an effort to identify areas of improvement, optimization, and retirement

? B.S. or MS degree in Computer Science or related discipline (Min. HETAC level 8 is a must)
? 8-10+ years of IT experience
? 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain systems and technology
? Deep and broad knowledge of multiple technologies with extensive knowledge of the capabilities and constraints
? Understanding of the fundamental designs for all subsystems of a product with a specific focus on product and technology stack interoperability with adjacent products
? Understanding of environmental shifts in technology and the impact against product
? Understanding of the full breadth of needs for a solution to be brought to market (infrastructure, QA, UA, security, etc.)
? Technical mastery in all architecture domains of a product
? Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization - both written and oral communication
? Able to work on a team, in person, and in a collaborative virtual setting
? Strong analytical and problem solving skills
? Ability to produce high quality software under tight time constraints
? Proven experience working in a regulated environment with quality systems which includes strong documentation skills.
? Self-motivated, self-directed, adaptable
? Strong organizational skills, experience leading large development teams and strategic initiatives
? Experience with the following preferred: SAP, Kinaxis RapidResponse, Manhattan WMS,, business intelligence and Big Data, system integration, and ServiceMax.

For further information on this IT Supply Chain Architect role in Galway please contact Bridin Quinn on 091730022 /
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