Buyer/ Planner | West of Ireland

  • Leading Medical Device Company in the West of Ireland
  • Excellent career progression opportunities along with a generous package.

For our Client we are presently seeking interest for an experienced Buyer/Planner to join their team in the West of Ireland. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Buyer/Planner will have responsibility for planning and procurement of materials and services in a lean customer focused way. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere strictly to company policies and procedures
  • Ensure they have an expert understanding of the products and processes within the area of responsibility
  • Ensure a thorough knowledge of all the production processes and quality management systems
  • Process Customer demand and follow through on sales and orders to meet targeted service levels.
  • Prepare/issue weekly, monthly and quarterly production plans in line with budgeted cost
  • Ensure continuity of supply of materials in a cost effective manner
  • Negotiate pricing and terms for materials and services
  • Liaise with quality for Vendor selections and audits
  • Comply with and maintain ISO standards
  • Support the purchase of consumables
  • Focus on continuous improvement and department
  • Monitor and Process updates to MRP system 
  • Ensure environmental impact of all operations is considered in relation to purchasing waste management, recycling and energy
  • Comply with Environmental Health and Safety policy procedures
  • Conform to the requirement of the quality and environmental management system
  • Additional projects and/or ad hoc duties as required 

Necessary Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Level 8 degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or other similar Discipline is desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supply chain role with active involvement within a manufacturing floor, preferable in the medical device sector is desirable
  • APICS/IIPIM qualifications are desirable
  • A pro-active approach, with the ability to priorities and work well under pressure
  • Guided by the disciplines of due diligence and compliance in all aspects of work
  • To be a good team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and site objectives
  • Effective communicator and influence across multi-functional teams, with the ability to manage internal and external customers’ requirements 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Proficient with Syspro, Minitab & Lotus Notes, is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team
  • Strong proficiency in statistical analysis techniques to investigate and solve problems and improve quality
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own daily work routine to meet established schedule. 

For more information about this position contact on +353 1 687 7188.
To apply at the above position, send your CV to putting “Buyer/ Planner ” in email’s title.