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Buyer Planner

Buyer Planner required for Galway based company with 2-3 years of relevant experience, ideally in medical device or pharmaceutical industry. This role will be hybrid after successful completion of probationary period.


  • Provide weekly / monthly build plans to operations ensuring customer priorities are optimised.
  • Plan and procure all components required to support weekly / monthly build plans.
  • Place purchase orders, expedite supply shipments and assist in the resolution of supplier issues
  • Communicate critical supply issues internally & externally.
  • Prepare expedite list for sterilization preparation and warehouse personnel.
  • Resolve backorders quickly and efficiently
  • Drive S&OP for relevant product lines
  • Maintain integrity of master data on ERP system for relevant product lines
  • Participate on cross functional teams on identified projects
  • Manage excess / obsolete inventory in line with inventory holding policies
  • Optimize inventory to ensure good trade-off between inventory turns, product availability and cost against agreed goals.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement, make constructive suggestions for change and drive results.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering
  • 2 - 3 years experience working in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of demand management, planning (production & materials) and logistics.
  • Ability to interface with Sales ,Finance ,Operations and Suppliers to solve customer & supplier issues
  • Knowledge of End-to-End Supply Chain.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to continuous improvement and problem solving
  • Strong Microsoft office capabilities, particularly in the use of Excel also knowledge of SAP


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.

091 706712