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Planning and Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Planning and Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
REF: 95560
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Planning and Purchasing Manager
Our client, a medical device company in Clare are currently looking to recruit a Planning and Purchasing Manager for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Plan assigned parts to meet required safety stock levels & customer demand in distribution Centres
  • Review forecast updates & update Batch sizes on a quarterly basis
  • Work with Finished Goods Planner to manage supply to customers
  • Update weekly schedule & review with Formulation & Fill/Packing operations
  • Complete monthly volume plan & communicate with Operations & Finance
  • Review capacity requirements for monthly & annual required production volumes
  • Purchase assigned parts for Clare from approved supplier base per agreed purchase policies
  • Meet inventory targets & continuously review stocking policies to reduce inventory levels
  • Add/review purchased parts to determine if any items can be moved to Kanban
  • Review & ensure Freight budgets are being adhered to & savings made
  • Manage Supplier base with regular business reviews & supplier scorecards
  • Support Purchasing/NPI projects as assigned by manager
  • Education/Experience
  • Business Degree or equivalent APICS Certification or IIPMM Diploma and/or has at least 6 years' experience in a relevant Buyer/Planner position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a methodical and accurate manner.
  • Experience of working in an MRP/MPS environment.
  • Ability to use Oracle Manufacturing would be an advantage
  • Experience in setting up visual planning/lean inventory management processes would be an advantage

For further information on this Planning and Purchasing Manager role in Clare please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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