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Supply Chain Planner CareerWise Recruitment are currently are looking for a Supply Chain Planner for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the South of Dublin area on an initial 12-month contract with a possibility for extension or more. Its an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. Job Purpose The candidate will be responsible for translating the master production schedule into a feasible and accurate short-term detail schedule for fixed time period, ensuring on time availability of product, whilst taking known constraints and planning parameters into account. The Role:
  • Responsible for Detailed Schedule & Capacity planning in short term horizon
  • Prepare and own the frozen manufacturing window.
  • Facilitate Weekly scheduling and capacity review meetings with Production, QA, Warehouse, and Process Development
  • Collaborate with the site product planners to ensure supply to the market
  • Ensure feasible plan and release plan to Manufacturing areas
  • Manage and monitor SAP / RR transactions to support production plan, capacity analysis planning cycle and procurement activities.
  • Convert Planned process orders to Process orders and ensure feasible plan.
  • Co-ordinate with warehouse departments to ensure availability of all components at the line and shipment of materials to ensure market supply
  • Check component availability to short term plan
  • Act on deviations from plan, e.g. running ahead and behind / NC's etc.
  • Develop solutions to a variety of problems to ensure stable supply.
  • Plan and coordinate repackaging activities (REDO) and Scrap requests.
  • Participate and coordinate in short term improvement projects (Operational Excellence)
  • Own KPI reporting and coordinate relevant actions
  • Create analysis in support of projects or improvements and provide recommendations
  • Responsible for portfolio of commercial products, understanding all constraints and dependencies that impact planning activities.
  • Participate in and Support the monthly planning cycle for all products and complete the necessary activities relating to the short- term window, some of which include: Aligning supply & demand requirements, review & fix negative balances, review & fix master data issues
  • Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to ensure seamless transition of products to commercial planning and production.
  • Ensure compliance within regulatory environment

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent
  • Master's Degree or APICS certification
  • 3 years supply chain planning experience (has to be within a regulated industry)
  • SAP Planning Experience essential
  • Ability to analyses complex data and to communicate findings and make recommendations
  • Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, and MS Project
  • Packaging experience
  • Min 5 years' experience in an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical/med device processes
  • Systems: SAP, Rapid Response, CDOCS, CCMS, QMTS

Please call Mark Brandon today for further information on 091-339914 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