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You will work as a Planner for our client, a highly successful and well-established US Company in Co. Westmeath.

As the Planner, you will be responsible for coordinating production workflow for multiple products, planning and prioritising operations to ensure maximum performance.

This is a contract job.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Liaise with global manufacturing sites and distribution centres.
  • Responsible for working with 3rd party suppliers to create work orders.
  • Work with Supply Planners, demand planners and customer service to ensure no customer backorders.
  • Manage supply through purchase order issue.
  • Oversee inventory management of products and stock level review.
  • Promote use of Inventory Control System and Production Scheduling System.
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with manufacturing sites.
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Monitor supply and identify and resolve any issues that may arise.

What are we looking for?

  • 3rd Level Degree in Supply Chain Management/Business or related discipline.
  • At least 2-3 years’ work experience in a similar environment as a planner.
  • Knowledge of SAP/ERP/MRP systems.
  • Strong IT skills i.e. MS Office – Proficient in MS Word/Excel.
  • Proven experience in project and people management.
  • You must have strong communication and negotiating skills along with excellent organisation/time management skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and proficient at multitasking.
  • Ability to meet required deadlines and prioritise.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 090 6490485.

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