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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

A Buyer/Planner is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client on a 6 Month Contract basis. The Buyer/Planner will have 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. MRP and manufacturing experience required!! Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • 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 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
  • Knowledge of SI&OP, logistics & related supply chain processes
  • Experience of inbound product transfers from other company sites
  • ERP system 'super user' background / Experience with SAP or similar tier 1 ERP
  • Experience in Materials Management / Logistics / Operations / or other related disciplines
  • Strong analytical experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience at building strong work relationships / teams
  • Experience in driving change

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900