Planner/Buyer - County Wicklow. In this role you will be responsible for supporting the efficient operation of the production plant while ensuring the satisfaction of all customer demands. Duties will include: • Create production plans and detailed schedules per established timelines to support efficient operation of the production facility and customer requirements, maintaining a balance between business unit demands. • Identify and resolve potential planning problems. • Order all raw materials in a timely manner to meet production schedules. • Liaise with Procurement/ Sourcing and Quality Assurance to be the point of contact on all plant queries and supplier approval documentation. • Liaise with internal customers to ensure effective and efficient planning. • Attend internal weekly meetings as required. • Ensure smooth transfer of new products and processes into the production plant. • Maintain a level of service and communication that is fully satisfactory to internal and external customers. • Improve operations, without sacrifice to quality or service, by implementing energy savings, process enhancements and labour-saving system efficiencies, while reducing errors, discards, wastage and inventory costs. • Close out corrective actions within agreed time scales. Support appropriate action plans to prevent a recurrence of the failure and actively report and investigate incidents. • Participate in audit process, as required. • Generate reports, as required. • Operate in accordance with appropriate regulatory guidelines. • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned including support to shipping administrators and/or the Purchasing and Planning Manager where necessary. • Update Supply Chain procedures when necessary. • Participate in cross-cluster projects. • Actively participate in all OPEX initiatives. Interested applicants should have: • Ideally (not essentially) a Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, supply chain, business administration, or related field. • Planning or forecasting certification is beneficial. • Ability to work cross-functionally. • Exceptional attention to detail. • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Effective communication skills across different modes and styles. • Process improvement leadership is beneficial. Minimum 2-3 years’ experience. SAP knowledge and experience would be beneficial. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
68 days ago