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Supply Chain Manager






A leading Medical Device manufacturer in Cork requires a Supply Chain Manager to develop the Supply Chain team and to ensure the maximising of all opportunities to improve quality and service levels whilst reducing costs by evaluating and managing all supply chain processes. You will be responsible for managing the supply chain function including strategic sourcing, procurement, planning, and MRP. You will also provide leadership of the supply chain function and to manage these tasks directly. About the Job: Responsibility for leading a technical team in achieving business and operational objectives. Implement and maintain a lean manufacturing system within the supply chain environment. Ensure non value added activity is reduced in all related processes by using lean / kaizen tools and techniques. Take responsibility for supply chain costs and conformance with budgets and targets. Introduce new targets and KPI’s to measure performance. Negotiate with suppliers the best possible price for all materials ensuring compliance to required standard of quality. Identify and implement cost saving initiatives. Manage, Motivate and Develop the Supply Chain Team. Provide technical leadership for supply chain personnel. Identify individual training needs. Implement, monitor and review training and development plans. Conduct and record annual performance appraisals. About You: APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional. Minimum 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination education and experience. Experience with FDA and ISO quality system requirements - Preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Accredited Lean / Six Sigma qualification (Green Belt or Higher) - a distinct advantage. Excellent written, organization, and computer skills. Experience in working with customers. For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or send your CV for consideration. This job originally appeared on

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186 days ago