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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

An experienced Supply Chain Specialist is required on a 12 Month basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork-based multinational pharmaceutical Company.

Role of this position

  • Works on problems of a diverse scope, where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Exercises independent judgement in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Provides global business process, data flow and documentation support
  • Develops and implements appropriate business documentation
  • Provides supervision, technical support, training and guidance to less experienced colleagues
  • Plans daily tasks, prioritizes and schedules activities
  • Responsible for conducting performance reviews
  • Contributes to the development of complex new concepts, techniques and standards
  • Works across organisational, cultural and geographic boundaries to optimise company strategic results
  • Ensures GMP compliance and safe work practices, including current and correct SOPs
  • Analyses systems and processes impact on business performance
  • Develops tools needed to support division Centre of Excellence Service Teams action
  • Introduces and integrates new technologies and/or new processes, as needed
  • Supports and develops inventory level tactics to support business goals
  • May assist in the development of operational functional requirements and business process flow architecture of ERP functions and features, in support of the business existing and future plans
  • Assists with the preparation of project plans and manages projects to successful and timely completion
  • Supports the execution of supply chain planning initiatives to achieve departmental targets
  • Reviews and approves non-routine documents, or documents affecting budgets or timelines, such as work orders, contracts, purchase orders, material transfer requests
  • Uses approved methods to make decisions in line with company goals and objectives, e.g. transfer or delivery of inventory, production and purchasing schedules, selection of suppliers


  • Third level Diploma / Degree in business or technical field preferably Supply Chain Management
  • Previous experience in a Customer Services role within a Pharmaceutical and Supply Chain environment
  • Thorough knowledge of the Logistics Supply Chain management model and the ability to interact and manage freight forwarders effectively
  • Understanding of Forecasting and Supply and Demand Supply Chain models
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to influence in a positive manner
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent understanding of ERP systems specifically Oracle
  • Excellent understanding of MS office
  • Thorough knowledge of Supply Chain Management on execution of deliveries into Global markets
  • Understanding of Quality Management and compliance systems within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to drive manage and drive projects to completion
  • Ability to generate appropriate and robust business relationships with customers
  • Ability to deal with difficult customer communications
  • Ability to influence customers where necessary
  • Ability to work within a dynamic Team environment

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 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