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Materials Department Supervisor | Letterkenny

Our client, a leading manufacturer has an exciting opportunity for a Materials Department Supervisor to join their team. This is a permanent position based in Letterkenny, Co.Donegal.

This role will involve supervising the day to day activities of the Materials Department and will be responsible for the master planning, scheduling and expediting of jobs/orders in the plant.

As a Materials Department Supervisor, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop short and long-range capacity plans and daily production schedules in line with Department goals and metrics
  • Oversee the use of the Production scheduling tools to ensure accurate promise dates are provided to Sales/Customers
  • Continuously improve strategic planning processes involving forecasting, demand management, and Kanban methods
  • Responsible for all aspects of people management of direct reports in line with company policies, procedures and values
  • Expedites customer orders when necessary and notifies sales of the expected delivery dates
  • Review standard product inventory levels and coordinate replenishment
  • Chair planning, capacity and inventory review meetings to ensure that timely decisions are made regarding scheduling, work prioritisation and inventory disposition as required


  • Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years' progressive materials/planning/purchasing experience and responsibility within high-volume regulated manufacturing environment
  • Well-organized, high attention to detail, and able to carry out assignments with moderate supervision
  • People management skills & experience
  • At least 3 years working with an ERP system

For a confidential discussion and more information on this Materials Department Supervisor role, please contact Chloe Somers

(071) 9140254