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Materials/Supply Chain Manager


Gemma Hayes Recruitment




Purpose and Scope of the Position To create and execute the location material and production plans that ensure customer orders are delivered on-time to market leading leadtimes with minimal latebacklog; whilst increasing the profitability of business and maximising of the effective use of the business assets and resources. Coordinating, monitoring (through layered audit) and support of the location procurement team to ensure continued support of the Divisional objectives of; customer service, profitable growth and improved financial performance. The effective management of resources (particularly inventory) and leadership of people in the team under a ‘Lean umbrella’ is the key to success in this role and will lead to improved information accuracy and flow, faster response times, better delivery reliability, reducing inventory and enhanced profitability for the business. It is absolutely critical that this role is effective in improving response times in the division, reducing latebacklog, improving LISC, improving the control and reduction of inventory, and improving the profitability of the business. Essential Requirements 1. Extensive and in-depth manufacturing planning experience including master scheduling utilising computer based MRP systems such as JD Edwards. 2. Degree or equivalent experience in Engineering or Business Systems. 3. Experience of managing and influencing in a multi-million-pound business with external suppliers of finished goods and multiple manufacturing stages/products. Desirable Requirements 1. Knowledge of JDE and Microsoft Office/Lotus Notes. 2. Managed a planning and procurement team in a manufacturing environment. 3. Managed an integrated external supply chain of finished goods with local manufacturing capability. Key Competencies 1. Be able to draw logical conclusions from information relating to resource and inventory levels appropriate to meet the business need and model. 2. Computer literate with the ability to assimilate and analyse data and determine reporting and data capture requirements. 3. Effective influencing and communication skills such that the job holder can lead the production planning activities without having direct authority over resources. Planning and Organisation 1. Maintains both a high-level plan for the value streams based on known orders and a detailed day to day plan for resources within IPDE including staffing, raw materials, inventory to include IPDE’s finished goods supply chain. 2. Maintain the flexibility of approach in order to react to changing events/circumstances that allow IPDE the best opportunity to meet the customer needs. 3. Co-ordinate (by influencing), the activities of Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing teams to bring orders and projects to on-time delivery. Visa Compliance Due to the urgency of this role, our client is unable to go down the route of work permits, visas, sponsorship. It is therefore essential that all candidates are fully authorised to work in Ireland. ¿ This job originally appeared on

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186 days ago