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Supply Chain Planner- Waterford

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain Planner to join a leading medical device company based in Waterford on a permanent contract. The position is responsible for planning, scheduling, inventory and may perform work in a specific sub-specialty in Inventory Planning and Control or Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Responsible for inventory replenishment based on production schedules, current inventory, customer orders and forecasts.

·       Responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating and giving final approval of the master schedule of products through the complete production cycle.

·       Liaise with stakeholders to reschedule production to support business.

·       Support business execution of new programs and initiatives.

·       Monitor key performance indicators, analyse cost and coordinate cross-functional work teams to increase the effectiveness of supply chain initiatives.

·       Assist with the development of metrics to assess and improve forecast accuracy.

·       Assist with the development and implementation of department standards, practices, procedures and policies to ensure the accuracy of inventory records.

·       Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.

·       Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Key Requirements:

·       Degree Qualified, highly desirable, with specific or additional qualifications in the area of supply chain management, logistics and/or planning including an APICS, CPIM or APICS CSCP certification.

·       3-5 years’ experience of supply planning preferably within a Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical environment.

·       Strong understanding of forecasting, MPS, and MRP.

·       Strong understanding of Pharmaceutical RA / GMP compliance.

·       Experience of SAP desirable.

·       Excellent attention to detail superior customer service, planning, analytical and interpersonal skills.

·       Effective negotiation, presentation and diplomacy skills.

·       Excellent Excel skills essential, proficient in the use of Word, PowerPoint, etc.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Megan O’Doherty.