Planner - Major Medical Devices Company - Galway - IRELAND

  • Job Reference: NET - 174450
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: €1.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

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

For informal enquiries please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 (if outside Ireland)