Planning Lead – Mayo | Collins McNicholas

Planning Lead – Mayo

  • Reference: GJ44606
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Production

Planning Lead required with minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supply chain management role.


  • Develop and ensure high level of integration between the Tactical Planner (Green Role) and the local planning team (Red Role) through the translation of the Tactical Operating Plan into a detailed Production Programme.
  • Ensure execution through direct reports of Finished Goods production planning & raw material procurement.
  • Ensure operational activities are executed in line with Supply Chain & Purchasing operating procedures
  • Proactively communicate through Regional Tier Reviews to manage potential supply or demand issues that could negatively impact company’s Service Level, Cash flow and Cost.
  • Provide leadership and direction through deployment of Supply Chain core processes/tools and develop the team to deliver through “Drive the Change “continuous improvement programme.
  • Represent Supply Chain P&D in the plant Tier Reviews acting as the key interface between SC & Manufacturing partners and supporting functions. Responsible for escalation upwards to Supply Chain Manager on critical issues.



  • Bachelor’s degree or with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supply chain management role.
  • APICS certification would be an advantage
  • Previous experience of a multi-line manufacturing facility, with responsibility for a complex pipeline
  • Ideally in Healthcare / Pharmaceutical, or similar fast moving products
  • Managing and developing a team of direct reports

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091-706712 or email


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