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Buyer Planner, Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Buyer Planner, Galway
Our client, a Medtech development and manufacturing company based in Galway, now seeks an experienced Buyer Planner to join our Galway site on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for procuring raw materials, components, equipment, tooling, supplies and services, to ensure a 100% customer service level, while achieving the targeted Quality & Cost objectives.

This hire will assist in the implementation of sourcing & commodity strategies for all goods and/or services to achieve improvements in all areas of Quality, Cost and Service.

Responsibilities of Buyer Planner:
In conjunction with the Senior Planner, schedule and maintain daily/weekly/monthly production planning activities in the execution of the Master Production Schedule to ensure that customer requirements are met.
Monitoring daily production output and coordinating any schedule variances.
Develop, maintain, analyse and publish KPI’s relevant to business unit & department as appropriate.
Complete quarterly EE&O (Excess, Expired & Obsolescence) analysis for defined set of product ownership.
Maintain accurate SAP master data to ensure 100% system data accuracy.
Implement improvement opportunities within the Materials Management Group & participate in continuous improvement activities across all other internal departments.
Requirement & Order Administration: Establishes and/or reviews requirements, generates, adjusts and expedites purchase orders based on MRP results (or results based on other planning systems). Coordinates with the Planners, Budget Owners & Suppliers to maintain optimal service levels. Interfaces with core functions such as quality, engineering, planning and product development Identify areas of risk and implement mitigating action.
Supplier Management: Responsible for managing the day-to-day supplier relationship.
Quality: Adheres to all applicable (Site, Corporate or Regulatory) requirements; Reviews and approves all change requests; Maintains accurate Master Data, AVL, Info record, Source List, e-Req etc.
Lean, Cost & Other: Perform other tasks as needed in support of achieving the highest level of quality, customer satisfaction and TCO. Assist in the in the preparation and execution of the annual materials budget.

Requirements for Buyer Planner:
Honours Bachelors Degree Level 8 in a relevant discipline
3 plus years’ experience working in a relevant role.
Influential team & fully motivated to achieve & demonstrate best practices in line with the department objectives.
Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment.
Strong organizational & time management skills.
Previous experience in a Medical Device, lean manufacturing driven company is desired.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words: Buyer, Planner, Production Planning, Project Management, SAP, Excel, World Class Manufacturing, Plastics, Commodity Selection, Six Sigma, Galway, Clare, Westmeath, Connaught.

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