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Planner - Contract Hybrid

Planner required for a 6 months contract in Galway - Hybrid


  • Responsibility for supply chain / procurement activities across a range of products within the Galway site portfolio, focusing on quality, cost and all aspects of supply.
  • Understanding previous selling patterns and forecasted forward demand, utilizing report systems to ensure stock levels are in line with demand and maintain minimum stock levels.
  • Constantly review and adjust stock levels to suit.
  • SAP master data maintenance and optimisation
  • Support for new product introduction activities and Phase In / Phase Out
  • Ownership of relevant KPI’s and action trackers driving performance
  • Compliance to company policy, Limits of Authority, internal & external audits
  • Engage with and maintain disciplines around the Company Operating System
  • Continuous improvement activity through projects, project team membership and leadership and the pursuit of annual strategic objectives that drive value for the site


  • 3rd Level College / University Degree or Diploma in a supply chain, business, finance or other discipline complementary to the demands of the buyer planner role.
  • APICS, CIPS or other related certification
  • Courses completed in Lean manufacturing, 6 sigma, continuous improvement philosophy
  • Experience in Materials Management / Logistics / Operations / or other related disciplines
  • Strong analytical experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with SAP or similar tier 1 ERP
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience at building strong work relationships / teams
  • Experience in driving change

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710