Job Description

Material Planner - Dublin city

Ref No: AM17658

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Material Planner - Dublin city centre.

The Role:

As a permanent Material Planner you will be responsible for one or more components for the defined planning horizon and for the operational procurement process and communications with suppliers.

This role will report directly to the Supply Chain Lead

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

• Own the material supply process for assigned sku’s.
• Manage the rolling 24-month horizon for the components/ materials, both in terms of forecasting and procurement.
• Manage the supply of the packaging items, raw materials, and consumables used by production and the different support services, optimising the level of stocks and the amount of purchasing.
• Manage inventory and inventory coverage of packaging items, raw materials and critical and non-critical consumables.
• Propose and define the most suitable means of supply with planners and users for each of the product categories, within business parameters.
• Be the key contact for relevant materials for any new projects.
• Owner of Master Data input and analysis for stock levels, stock level strategy and policy for procurement. Including lead times and Lot sizes.
• Responsible for monthly S&OP reporting of Material Supply Review (0-24-month horizon) and for monthly vendor performance KPI reporting.

Qualifications & skills sought:

• Ideally a degree or equivalent third level qualification in Purchasing/Materials Management related area
At least 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing planning/Supply Chain/Logistics function
• SAP ERP system experience is essential
• Requires an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of planning and procurement
• Ability to identify and gather information necessary for effective decision-making.
• Ability to effectively prioritise and handle multiple tasks


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