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Buyer Planner

Ref: 920753

  • €40,000 - €45,000
  • 10 Jan 2019
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Perm

A Medical Device client in East Cork is seeking an experienced Buyer Planner to bolster it's existing Supply Chain team. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. This is a Global role and youwill be liaising with the company's 17 manufacturing sites across 5 different countries. Reporting directly into the Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement and planning of products produced at the site.

About the Job:

Create and manage supply plans for Inventory, distribution, manufacturing and packaging through the End to End supply chain in SAP and APS systems Develop continuous improvement programs to deliver system reliability Maintain order books in an orderly and timely manner Develop metrics and KPIs to monitor performance Develop inventory and cost reduction proposals Encourage and drive the culture of continuous improvement in cost efficiency. Participate in Global Supply Chain, Global IT and Local IT projects Provide an overview of demand and supply of product lines, identifying where adjustments need to be made Purchase raw materials for production and liaise with different suppliers to ensure best value of product

About You:

5 years’ experience in a direct planning/procurement role A degree in Business or Engineering and/or APICS Certification Experience in a medical device or highly regulated manufacturing environment would be desirable Experience in using SAP or equivalent ERP Systems Strong, confident communication and negotiation skills Ability to liaise with departments within the company to ensure that customer expectations are met. Excellent computer skills ‘Can do’ approach to work Strong problem solving skills Impeccable attention to detail For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or send your CV for consideration.