Our client is seeking to recruit a Buyer/Planner based in Co. Roscommon

Key Responsibilities

  • Adhere strictly to company policies and procedures
  • Ensure they have an expert understanding of company products and processes within the area of responsibility
  • Ensure a thorough knowledge of company production processes and quality management systems
  • Process Customer demand and follow through on sales orders to meet targeted service levels
  • Prepare/issue weekly, monthly and quarterly production plans to meet customer demand
  • Place purchase orders to support production plans in line with budgeted cost
  • Ensure continuity of supply of materials in a cost-effective manner
  • Negotiate pricing and terms for material and services
  • Liaise with quality for Vendor selections and audits
  • Comply with and maintain ISO standards
  • Support the purchase of consumables
  • Focus on continuous improvement and department KPI’s
  • Monitor and process updates to MRP System
  • Ensure environmental impact of all operations is considered in relation to purchasing, waste management, recycling and energy
  • Conform to the requirements of the quality and environmental management system
  • Additional projects and/or ad hoc duties as required

Key Requirements 

  • Level 8 degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or other similar discipline is desired
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a Supply Chain role with active involvement within a manufacturing floor, preferably in the medical device sector
  • APICS/IIPIM qualifications are desirable
  • A proactive approach, with the ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Guided by the disciplines of due diligence and compliance in all aspects of work
  • Good team player, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and site objectives
  • Effective communicator and influencer across multi-functional teams, with the ability to manage internal and external customers’ requirements
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient with Syspro, Minitab, Lotus Notes, is desirable
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team
  • Strong proficiency in statistical analysis techniques to investigate and solve problems and improve quality
  • Ability to plan, organise, and prioritize own daily work routine to meet established schedule

For more information Contact Leona at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh Recruitment Consultant at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh

Recruitment Consultant

Leona is the most recent addition to the Arcon Recruitment team. A Castlebar native She is a business graduate of  GMIT and brings with her valuable experience in the hospitality sector. Leona currently provides support to the admin / accounts division and spends a lot of her

day liaising with new and existing candidates.