Collins McNicholas

The primary function of the Buyer Planner is achieving targeted customer service levels, managing inventory levels and targets, and managing supply and demand within the company’s supply chain.

Responsibilities: 

  • Forecasting and Market Trending – Sales forecasting to generate build plans and demand requirements.
  • Manage Customer Orders to ensure on time delivery
  • Establish and maintain inventory targets. This includes developing action plans to minimize inventory exposure and for scrapping or mitigating excess and obsolete parts based on business information.
  • Develop and identify cost reduction process improvements
  • Systems – ERP – Generate monthly production schedule and measure performance against plan.
  • Materials planning and purchasing of component material for the manufacturing facility.
  • Generate and manage the upkeep of component product Bill of Materials to monitor consumption variances.
  • Manage work order progress, including working with production and other supporting departments to ensure production plans are accurate and can be met.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the manufacturing stock system and inventory accuracy reporting. Ensure expiry and cycle count systems are adhered to.
  • Logistics and Supplier Monitoring- Forecast company requirements to suppliers to ensure against potential stock out situations.
  • Track supplier raw material and delivery performance against plan.
  • Monitor and ensure delivery of all inbound and outbound freight.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Supply Chain/ Production Management or a Business discipline or working towards qualification
  • Knowledge of Warehouse/Production processes is desirable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of ERP systems – Opera preferred

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or email noeleen.stewart@collinsmcnicholas.ie.

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