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Global Supply Chain Manager

Global Supply Chain Manager with 10 years plus experience in supply chain planning, materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control functions. Galway city.


Demand Planning/Scheduling:

  • Work with Marketing/customers to identify all known demand sources
  • Review and understand demand signals from regional teams
  • Review stocking strategies and approve changes noting input elements resulting in change
  • Optimally manage high cost and short shelf life demand planning and inventory management.

New Product Launch Management:

  • Participate in the launch of new products as PDP Core Team Member; develop forecasts, cannibalization plans, and introduction schedules.
  • Influence and direct the core team on product launches to ensure they are both beneficial to the business and help optimize the portfolio.

Inventory Management:

  • Lead development of inventory plans;
  • Diagnose excesses to inventory objectives and develop plan to remediate. Calculate and report on EE&O.

Supply Chain Execution:

  • Support regular planning processes - maintain forecasts (Marketing Handshake);
  • Monitor manufacturing execution (Manufacturing Handshake);
  • Provide inventory analysis; proactively manage backorders.
  • Drive SI&OP Process

Management Requirements

  • Foster a diverse and inclusive workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Will lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals. Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g., federal/country, and regulatory requirements).


  • 4 year Degree in Materials Management/Engineering or related field/equivalent work experience
  • Master’s degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in supply chain planning, materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control functions
  • Master’s degree
  • APICS certification – CPIM or CSCP
  • Experience utilizing SAP or other ERP systems
  • Experience utilizing Rapid Response or other Advance Planning Systems.
  • JIT experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Continuous improvement experience including Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing


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

091 706712