Planning Materials Supervisor


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Location Clare
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Peter Muldoon

Planning Materials Supervisor

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Job ID: JOB-12450
Planning Materials Supervisor

We are looking to speak with experienced Planning Materials Supervisors about this great new job opportunity in Clare with one of our exceptional, industry leading clients. Our client, a world leading medical device company, are looking to attract a Planning Materials Supervisor to join the company and lead a team of buyer/planners on a permanent basis. This company stands out for their culture and exceptional career development pathways alongside their outstanding benefits package that includes healthcare, pension, educational support and flexi time.

Apply to us to find out more about this great job opportunity in Supply Chain in Clare and we can talk through if it’s the right job for you. Based in Clare this role is commutable from Galway and Limerick.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Purchasing & Planning activities of a set of value stream products.
  • Manage and support the development of a team of Buyer/Planners.
  • Lead and motivate a dynamic team driving/implementing continuous Lean process and system improvements using the Danaher Materials Systems.
  • Define and execute strategic objectives for the team.
  • Manage assigned Finished Goods to meet set safety stock levels and customer demand in Distribution Centres.
  • Work with Finished Goods Planners to manage supply to customers.
  • Complete monthly Manufacturing volume plan and communicate with Operations & Finance.
  • Review capacity requirements for monthly & annual required production volumes.
  • Purchase assigned materials from approved supplier base per agreed purchase policies.
  • Manage Supplier base with regular business reviews & supplier scorecards, including focus on supplier validation and introduction.
  • Meet set Inventory targets & continuously review stocking policies in order to optimise Inventory design levels.
  • Support Purchasing/NPI projects as assigned by manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s Degree with a min 5+ in a relevant Buyer/Planner position.
  • 2 years Supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working and implementing / improving Lean systems would be a desired advantage.
  • Highly numerate with a strong aptitude for data analysis and achieving high quality output.
  • Experience in using Oracle Manufacturing would be an advantage.
  • Experience working in an MRP/MPS environment.

For more information on this role in Clare please contact Terry McAuliffe on 086-0468858 Email

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Planning Materials Supervisor

Peter Muldoon

Role Type Permanent
Contact Peter Muldoon
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