Overview

Senior Buyer / Planner
Job Ref : HKREE0102/NM
Midleton, Co. Cork
€40,000 – €45,000 Plus Benefits including Family Healthcare for Spouse & Children (up to 18 years), Educational Assistance Programme, DIS, Pension, Preferential Rates at Local Gym, Parking
Our client is a large manufacturing solutions provider primarily operating in the medical devices sector. They are now looking for a Senior Buyer / Planner to join their team in Midleton.
If you are a direct planning or procurement professional with experience of ERP systems, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop your career with an innovative organisation.
Once you join the team, you’ll discover that our client celebrates their diversity, learns from their employees and looks for ways to build on best practice.
Within a people-oriented and supportive environment, you will have the chance to make a lasting impact on operations that our integral to our client’s ongoing success.
As the Senior Buyer / Planner, you will be responsible for the procurement and planning of products manufactured at our client’s Cork site.
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will:
– Create and manage supply plans
– Develop metrics and KPIs to monitor performance
– Purchase raw materials and liaise with different suppliers to ensure best value
– Develop inventory and cost reduction proposals
– Support global supply chain, global IT and local IT projects
To be considered, you will need:
– At least five years’ experience in a direct planning and/or procurement role
– Experience of using SAP or an equivalent ERP system
– Great IT skills
– A degree level qualification in Business or Engineering and/or an APICS qualification
As the Buyer / Planner, you will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as an impeccable eye for detail. Proactive and flexible, you’ll also have strong problem-solving abilities.
Experience in a medical device or other highly regulated manufacturing environment would be beneficial.
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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.
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