- Reference: 47124
- Job Type: Permanent
- Location: Longford, Offaly, Westmeath
- Category: Supply Chain & Logistics
Reporting to the Operations Director, the Supply Chain Planner is a key role within our strategic
plan for Supply Chain management. Excellent organizational skills, ability to balance short term
priorities and exceptional information analysis skills are a necessity. Key objectives will be
achieving/improving/exceeding targeted customer service levels, managing inventory levels and
targets, and managing supply and demand within the Global supply chain.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan and execute procurement of raw materials from global suppliers.
Maintain strong working relationships and communications with manufacturing and key
suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders for all
orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
Proactively report product and material availability issues.
Coordinate inventory planning and replenishment of raw materials and components in
conjunction with our program management teams.
Analyze and manage MRP, Source list, Material master/parameters.
Revise essential system planning data to ensure we are effectively planning future requirements.
Inventory Management: Support reporting, inventory parameters, reduction and reserve
percentage measurements, Product Life Cycle management
Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information through KPI’s.
Supplier Management: RFQ, Cost saving initiatives, Negotiations, Supplier
Project management: new product launch.
Provide support to Customer Service, Sales team, Product Management with business and
Participate and contribute to monthly operations, planning and forecasting reviews.
Complete special projects and assignments as requested
Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or minimum 5 years relevant and
experience. Minimum of 3 years Supply Chain (planning & procurement) experience.
Knowledge and Skills
• Experienced with ERP systems
• APICS CPIM/CSCP, CPSM certification
• Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application
• Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Effective negotiation skills
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
• Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
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