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My client a Global Medical Company is now recruiting a Junior Planner for their expanding business.  This is a permanent position based in Co. Westmeath.

The role:

The   Planner will responsible for working with Schedulers, Demand Planners and Customer Service team to ensure customer’s orders are executed on time. This role reports into a Senior Planner.

Salary: €30000 + benefits

Key Accountabilities 

  • Working closely with the production planning team across the manufacturing plants.
  • Work closely with Supply Planners, Demand Planners and Customer Service in an effort to pursue minimum customer backorder.
  • Manage supply through Purchase Order issues.
  • Pro-actively identify products that are in jeopardy of stock outs; work with schedulers to reduce impact.
  • New Materials set up and maintenance.
  • Assist with issues and execution of stock allocations.
  • Develop and implement methods to improve planning efficiencies.
  • Perform any special projects requested in order to meet various departmental requirements.
  • Provide recommendations and input on a continual basis regarding job duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree or APICS qualification.
  • 1-2  years of global scheduling/inventory management experience.
  • SAP APO/SCM experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft advanced Excel.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be thorough and detail oriented.
  • Must have ability to work with numbers.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
  • Ability to operate in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt in a changing work environment

This is an exciting role with a great company that can offer plenty of opportunity. If you would like to find out more about the role give me a call or email over your cv for to Breda Dooley on 0906490485.


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Recruitment Consultant: Breda Dooley

Job Title: Planner

Reference: 888250

Maximum file size: 64 MB.

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