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Job Title

Buyer/ Planner


Collins Mcnicholas Recruitment




Our client develops and globally markets innovative medical devices. They currently have an opening for a Buyer / Planner. Key Responsibilities : Responsible for all elements of the Sales and Operations Planning (SNOP) process for our client's products. Liaise with commercial team to consolidate demand plan. Manage raw material stock levels and maintain inventory at agreed levels to meet demand. Generate forecasts for suppliers and issue raw material purchase orders to fill production requirements. Transition existing stock management through the implementation of a new MRP system. Create weekly production schedule in conjunction with the Manufacturing Operations Manager. Manage cost reduction projects to fruition on purchased items and supply chain lean initiatives. Measure supplier performance to agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Identify and implement corrective action to address non-conformances. Ensure all duties related to the role are performed in accordance with the Quality System. Behaviours & Skills. Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative. Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential. Qualifications & Experience : Qualified to degree level in a business or technical discipline. APICS CPIM and or IIPMM Cert/Dip qualification is desirable. Minimum 4-5 years of planning experience as a Buyer/ Planner in a manufacturing environment. For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our consultants to discuss all the latest jobs! This job originally appeared on

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190 days ago