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Supply Chain Associate Director

Job Title: Supply Chain Associate Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
REF: 88841
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Roisin McNamara
Telephone: 091730022

Supply Chain Associate Director
Our client, a medical device company in Clare are currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Associate Director for their site.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements the strategic direction for the Supply Chain function to ensure the forecast and planning schedule maximizes customer service levels and manufacturing productivity.
  • Lead, develop and motivate a multi-skilled team across both sites and manage multiple stakeholder relationships.
  • Minimize/reduce inventory (DOH) to meet budgeted goals.
  • Continually improve material flow from supplier, through facility, to end customer for maximum efficiency.
  • Manage contract negotiations and work with Global procurement to develop contracts on a national, Regional or Global basis.
  • Manage project plans, resource planning and implementation as appropriate.
  • Foster cooperation and effective communications between the supply chain group and other functions within the organization.
  • Manage company material distribution, ensuring it occurs in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Identify and address opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Prepare and monitor annual budgets for Planning & Purchasing.
  • Ensures all Supply Planning Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are being adhered too and in compliance to cGMP requirements
  • Support the design and implementation of Supply planning metrics whilst ensuring data accuracy.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • In depth knowledge of tactical planning processes and distribution planning principles.
  • Knowledge / experience of Class A implementation
  • Strong JDE or other similar ERP system knowledge
  • Should possess strong communication and leadership skills, be goal-oriented, and have a demonstrated ability to self-manage and produce results and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Project Management Skills and the ability to drive projects to completion.
  • Strong Data Analysis skills are essential.
  • Understands strategic cost issues and uses range of techniques for cost reduction to meet targets.
  • Identifies alternative courses of action before choosing an approach; makes timely decisions in the best interest of the company and is willing to make decisions in uncertain conditions.
  • Understands markets and interacts with marketing to manage forecasting and improve accuracy.

Education/ Experience Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in business with 7-10 years' experience in a Supply Chain related function.
  • At least three years of managerial experience is also essential.

For further information on this Supply Chain Associate Director role in Clare please contact Roisin McNamara on 091730022 /
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