Senior/Buyer Planner


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Location Galway Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contract
Contact Terry McAuliffe

Senior/Buyer Planner

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Job ID: JOB-12522
Senior Buyer/Planner (2 year contract)

We are looking to speak with experienced Supply Chain Professionals about this great new job opportunity in Galway with one of our exceptional, industry leading clients. Our client, a world leading medical device company, are looking to attract a Senior Buyer/Planner to join the company and lead a team of buyer/planners on a 2 year contract basis.

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

Supporting product development, may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Procurement and scheduling of components in line with demand requirements to support both product development and operations.
  • Identify and working with the team on last time buys, setting up costing on SAP.
  • Completing relevant documentation in line material and quality requirements.
  • Work with suppliers and internal teams to expedite materials in line with program needs.
  • Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
  • Monitor performance of suppliers and collaborate on demand analysis planning:
  • The job is an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty.
  • Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results.
  • Most of the time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education (typically University)

Differentiating Factors:


  • Seasoned individual contributor. Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions.

Organizational Impact:

  • Will be responsible for the material and supplier part of the project.
  • Contributes to the completion of work group objectives, through building relationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments.

Innovation and Complexity:
Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties.

  • Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area.
  • Analysis provided is in-depth in nature and often provides recommendations on process improvements.

Communication and Influence:

  • Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas, and issues to achieve objective, and influence decision making.

Leadership and Talent Management:

  • May provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.
  • May manage projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others’ work product.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management.
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • SAP knowledge an advantage.

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

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Terry McAuliffe


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Senior/Buyer Planner

Terry McAuliffe

Role Type Contract
Contact Terry McAuliffe
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