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Director of Supply Chain

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

Director of Supply Chain required for a Galway-based manufacturing company with 5+ years of inventory and production control experience in a manufacturing environment, including four years of proven management experience.

The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for developing and executing strategies for Purchasing, Demand Planning and Warehousing/Logistics while leading day-to-day activities of these teams. This role will be responsible for developing actions to drive improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of these teams and their contribution to corporate objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that safety standards are followed to provide a safe working environment in all Supply Chain areas

  • Provides leadership and coaching to Supply Chain functions – Planning, Purchasing and Warehouse

  • Leads in planning processes and overall inventory management to optimize inventory, on-time delivery and order fulfilment

  • Oversees the monthly S&OP activity for the site to confirm the committed build plans with Production and provide forecasts to HR on headcount required

  • Provides support and guidance regarding methods of productions planning and inventory control

  • Interacts on a weekly basis with the Global Supply Chain Team in Corporate HQ with dotted line reporting to VP Global Supply Chain

  • Actively ensures that Global Inventory Policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to

  • Ensures that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Supply Chain are met

  • Responsible for continuous improvement in the Supply Chain function

  • Performs other related tasks, as required

Qualification/Experiences:

  • Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree

  • A minimum of five years of inventory and production control experience in a manufacturing environment, including four years of management experience

  • A thorough knowledge of Materials Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Resource Planning, and Lean Manufacturing, and the ability to apply these concepts in a manufacturing environment

  • A broad knowledge of the principles of management including managing managers and driving both performance and employee engagement

  • Ability to lead a team and drive development of team members across all areas of responsibility

  • Action-oriented individual who is highly proactive at solving problems and obtaining results

  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs

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

noeleen.stewart@collinsmcnicholas.ie

091 706712