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Supply Chain & Materials

Senior Planner - Cork

Contract Type: Temporary
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 18/01/2017
Job Reference: 86564

Job Description

Senior Planner
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Planner for their site in Cork on a 12 month contract.

Senior Planner / Key Responsibilities
  • Optimize the translation of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) into various detailed schedules for intermediates & API within the detailed scheduling horizon according to demand requirements and available capacity.
  • Schedule and co-ordinate primary and supporting production planning activities to prioritize and ensure timely release of intermediates and API based on the Master Production Schedule (MPS) and the Distribution Plan.
  • Analyze demand / supply alerts and identify and escalate potential short term supply constraints within the Short-Term Escalation Management (STEM) process.
  • Update actual production status in SAP and Advanced Planning systems and create and release process orders as per the detailed scheduling horizon. Ensure planning systems parameters are maintained up to date.
  • Develop, maintain and publish information on asset / product specific supply chain management metrics & KPI?s.
  • Maintain intermediate inventories within goal, while minimizing excess, obsolete and expired products. Contribute to the global balancing of products within the Biologics Large Molecule API Platform.
  • Assess respective supply impact for assigned assets / products in conjunction with product End to End Planning Leads for proposed manufacturing / regulatory changes and provide feedback to change sponsor / owner.
  • Development and implementation of SAP and Advanced Planning Systems and processes.
  • Development and maintenance of policies and procedures for the Production Planning area.
  • Contribute to site management operational and strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with EHS, GMP?s, and Training & Business Compliance policies.

Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor?s (Hons.) degree is required. Advanced Degree is preferred.
  • Supply Chain Certification is preferred e.g. APICS.

Experience
  • A minimum of 5years relevant Supply Chain experience (Planning, Supply Chain, Logistics or Manufacturing) is required.
  • Experience in the implementation, development and execution of business planning and control systems with particular emphasis in the proficient use of SAP would be beneficial.


Knowledge, Skills and capabilities
  • Experience with several of the following processes: inventory management and inventory entitlement, supply chain management, supply planning, scenario analysis, sales and operations planning, process excellence, SAP systems and/or other manufacturing/planning business processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist.
  • Ability to partner with and influence others without direct authority; build consensus and look for collaboration with people from different departments and all levels.
  • Proven business acumen in the areas of Supply Chain, Commercial and Financials.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Customer focused. Results and performance driven.
  • Excellent problem solving and resolution implementation skills.
  • Highly motivated, adaptable and flexible.

Other Skills, Experience and Education
  • BS or BA degree or equivalent.
  • MBA or advanced degree a plus and 3 to 5 years of related experience.
  • APICS certificate preferred.
  • Ability to use PC's and associated software.
  • General knowledge of BPCS computer systems or similar manufacturing systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of MRP and Materials Planning Systems.
  • Excellent ability to negotiate with vendors to achieve best prices and quality for purchased goods.
  • Detailed knowledge of quality requirements and systems in a regulated environment. Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team and independently.
For further information on this Senior Planner role in please Aoife O Reilly contact on 091730022 / aoife@hero.ie
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