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Supply Chain & Materials

Senior Supply Chain Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 18/05/2018
Job Reference: 92758

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Email: jenny@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 0449371



Senior Supply Chain Manager
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Supply Chain Manager for their site.



What will I be doing
  • The Supply Chain Manager plays a key role in the development and execution of our strategic plan for the company.
  • This position involves the effective management of the Supply Chain and is responsible for sourcing/procurement (goods & services), supplier management, MPS/MRP, material receipt/storage/issue, invoicing, shipment and distribution in and out of the Galway facility.
  • Effective Supplier Management is a key part of the role, ensuring suppliers are aligned and positioned so that goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Managing and ensuring manufacturing output is aligned to net requirements and inventory/cash flow objectives are achieved is also key.
  • The role also includes meeting Global Sales & Marketing, Corporate Planning & Logistics and Strategic Sourcing expectations by providing efficient service and clear communication in the areas of Plant Performance.
  • Works with the Site Leadership team on implementing strategy, continuous improvement and site objectives
  • Leading a team responsible for achieving commitments to demand forecasting, capacity planning, inventory management & purchasing
  • Establishing and measuring key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to the Galway Supply chain
  • Developing talent within the department and setting goals and managing employees performance
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers, conducting regular Business Reviews with key suppliers reviewing performance, capacity, sustainability, risk mitigation etc.
  • Build effective relationships with supply chain partners (Sourcing, Supply Chain and other functions)
  • Work to improve our Quality Culture through compliance with the "Quality Begins With Me" program (example 'See Something, Say Something')

What do I need
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management., Engineering, Business, or related field.
  • With 10 -15years relevant experience.
  • Experience working in a large matrixed organisation is desirable as is APICS qualification.
  • You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced with Supply chain and Operations.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

For further information on this Senior Supply Chain Manager role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 / jenny@hero.ie
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