Planning and Purchasing Supervisor | Collins McNicholas

Planning and Purchasing Supervisor

  • Reference: LK45056
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Galway, Limerick
  • Category: Supply Chain & Logistics

Title: Planning and Purchasing Supervisor

Location: Clare


Are you an experienced Planning and Purchasing Supervisor or Manager, this role is will be involved in highly organised Planning/ Purchasing department and the role will have a focus on both practical and people management elements.


  • Oversee the planning of products being manufactured.
  • Plan all finished goods to meet the Safety stock levels and demand of course
  • Weekly updates on volume plans and communicate with other departments.
  • Purchase from the approved supplier listings as required.
  • Meet set and review inventory targets and reduce where possible.
  • Liaise with the supplier base to ensure that KPI’s are met.
  • Support NPD and NPI as required.


  • Business or relevant Degree or a supply chain qualification. (IIPMM or APICS)
  • Use of MRP system.
  • 2 years a s supervisor.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to act on the analysis
  • Lean experience is highly desirable.

To apply or to discuss in confidence please forward your CV to or call Ben on 061 512274  

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