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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

A Materials Buyer / Planner is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Limerick based pharma client. The role will join a newly established centralised team to manage common raw materials and consumables supply across Ireland and US sites. Please contact Diarmuid Buckley for full details.

Role of this position

  • Identify list of centralised raw materials and consumables across three Network sites
  • Establishment of the Buying Planning business processes developed during the Kaizen workshops associated with Centralised Material Management project
  • Drive the transition plan from site to centralized planning
  • Develop all procedures & processes in line with internal manufacturing agreed practices
  • Put in place an effective communication process across all functions, sites, central and Vendors
  • Key point of contact between sites & vendors to align a network level demand projection & supply response which meets both manufacturing & safety stock requirements
  • Establish, maintain and drive key metrics/KPI's to ensure vendors are managed in an effective manner
  • Develop standardized process for Suppler Relationship Management
  • Develop a standardized process & criteria to enable identification of future materials & consumables to be managed at a network level
  • Develop a network level strategy for safety stock & contingency planning
  • Work with Procurement to put in place long term contracts with key vendors to ensure long term supply
  • Partner with Global Procurement and Manufacturing Strategy on due diligence and sourcing activities


  • Degree plus 3 years of Buying Planning / Purchasing experience
  • Project Mgt/Business Process management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Please call Diarmuid Buckley today for further information on 086- 0727776 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

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900