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Logistics Associate

Job Title: Logistics Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 99128
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 086 7738651

Logistics Associate

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Logistics Associate for their site.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Engagement with 3PL functional teams and those of the company to support inventory accuracy.
  • Establish and maintain professional, collaborative and cohesive relationships.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives based on customer, product and process requirements.
  • Meet reasonable expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Training and education in relation to SAP ERP and inventory processes to ensure knowledge and understanding exists to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Reporting capability to minimise negative impact to customers and the business.
  • Stock at risk – early warning.
  • Stock status understanding – know why an item is held in quality inspection (Q.I.) blocked and returns are progressed.
  • Master data integrity.
  • Prepare daily / weekly / monthly reports around reconciliation, idoc and logs to trend impact of issues experienced.
  • Record successful milestones especially those aligned to agreed goals and projects that support strategic business targets.

Technical Skills
  • Competent in the use of SAP Warehouse & Inventory Transactions, MS Excel and other MS software solutions.
  • SAP experience and understanding of interface architecture / capability.
  • Have or develop a basic understanding of the company products and comprehensive understanding of the total supply chain to help influence its overall effectiveness.
  • Strong Supply Chain & Logistics skill base.

Team Skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal across cultures).
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills at all levels of the organisation.
  • Highly numerate with an aptitude for analysis.
  • Strong project management skills across multiple priorities.
  • Ability to lead meetings (by phone, video conference and face to face) to drive results and build relationships
  • Whilst working with teams develop an environment of trust to ensure effective team work.

Environment / Culture
  • Good communicator, self-motivated, friendly and level headed.
  • When required – be reactive & flexible to current issues while driving the long-term resolution to our Inventory

  • Willingness to identify where getting involved can add value, even if outside current comfort zone

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Supply Chain arena.
  • Qualified (or working towards) APICs / CSCP (certified supply chain professional) level.
  • SAP/ERP system knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to travel as required (with advance planning).
  • In order to interact with sites on different time zones occasional out of hours working is required.
  • Experience in leading process improvement projects.

For further information on this Logistics Associate role in Galway please contact Fiona Keane on 086 7738651 /

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