Materials Buyer/Planner (12 month fixed term)

Materials Buyer/Planner (12 month fixed term)

We know it's not all about the money when you're looking for your Supply Chain job but we also know it's important too! HERO are working with a global leader in Medical Device to find the very best of talent for their Mayo operation. Let's talk to see if this is the right move for you.

Key Responsibilities: Planning:

Action MRP exception messages for all assigned materials
Attend Material Cost Savings Meeting and action tasks as assigned.
Liaise with Distribution to correct material variances and correct MRP as a result of any transactions requiredSystem Maintenance:

Review RM & WIP safety stock levels and adjust as required including the management and review of supplier Kanbans.
Maintain material info records, maintain source lists.
Maintain master data.
Send out updated specs to suppliers - update relevant master data in SAP & the spec bookVendor Management:

Manage invoice queries, missed shipments etc
Manage new/replacement product timelines and the depletion of old stock, change purchase orders accordingly.
Run Requirements for Kanban vendors and issue on a monthly basis.
Track Vendor Failures i.e. late missed shipments, missing documentation etc.
Act as point of contact for assigned vendors & sub-contractors.
Vendor managed inventoryMaterial Management (for assigned materials):

Support the planning process to ensure on-time availability, within agreed inventory parameters, of RM and WIP items utilizing Kanban or SAP MRP systems as appropriate.
Validate and convert system generated requisitions to firm purchase orders, communicate to vendor and file as required. Manage order-call off for blanket orders.
Support Inventory Analysis for RM, WIP and Finished Goods.
Support the inter-plant & subcontract process ensuring that materials ship ex Ballina as scheduled.
Action DMR requirements and work with vendors to complete, as appropriate.
Support new/replacement product and the depletion of old stock to minimise write off of material. Liaise with Master data team to ensure effectivity dates are maintained in order to meet above objective. Update planning master data fields for these products.
Minimise material write-off and obsolescence.Academic/Credentials/Certifications

Ideally - Business or equivalent qualification in Production Management or Planning e.g. APICs or Equivalent Production Planning qualification
Desirable - Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)Length of experience

Desirable - 2+ years relevant industry experience, ideally in medical devices
Desirable - Experience in a similar purchasing role with similar high level of SKU'sSpecialized skills/technical knowledge Essential:

Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of modern, effective production scheduling processes and techniques.
Excellent mathematical, analytical skills and MS Excel are a prerequisite, along with an ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization.
Strong knowledge of SAP, Kanban systems and operation of JIT.Desirable:

Process or product knowledge within the medical devices industry would be a distinct advantageFor more information on this role in Mayo please contact Terry Mcauliffe on (phone number removed) or email Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - (url removed) Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

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Mayo, IE