A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway, Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:
PLANNER - Medical Devices
Create a supply plan for a portfolio of products monitoring the factory capacity (across multiple work centers), inventory and customer requirements
Define and implement balanced production plans and levelled schedules to achieve execution of production plan
Update and review the schedule and workload, analyze deviations to plan, propose recovery plans, preventive / mitigating actions, "what-if" scenarios for plan optimization
Review materials and capacity requirements for S&OP supply process and highlight potential issues and provide resolutions for potential deviations to plan.
Develop and drive inventory reduction strategies and activities to achieve & exceed inventory targets.
Drive delivery of customer STR KPI working collaboratively cross-functionality to exceed the targets
Liaise closely with relevant functions to ensure the planning and control process is supported by accurate BOMs, routings, yields etc.
Develop, maintain, analyze and publish KPI's relevant to business unit & department as appropriate.
Provide support to other team members in fulfilling the agreed company objectives and strategy.
Strong working knowledge of SAP planning & related supply chain functionality is essential.
Experience of Kinaxis Rapid Response is desired
Minimum 5 years manufacturing experience in a multinational Supply Chain environment with exposure to all or some of demand management (DM), master scheduling (MPS), capacity planning (CRP), material planning (MRP) and inventory control.
Demonstrated achievement of driving inventory reduction initiatives and exposure to lean supply chain techniques.
Excellent planning and analytical skills.
Advanced Excel skills.
Good communicator, team player, proactive and strong inter personal skills.
Attractive Salary/Benefits on offer/negotiable
For immediate interview, please email your CV immediately to
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