Identify, drive & support cost reduction initiatives.
Management & development of the Planning team.
Ensure effective Production and Inventory strategies & control in line with company inventory targets.
Champion continuous process improvement within the planning function.
Develop policies, procedures, systems and processes for the Production Planning area.
Analysis, reporting & commit response to all backorders.
Work with New Product Development teams to deliver production plans in line with project goals/schedules.
Partner with Production to develop a Production plan that meets customer service requirements
Analysis & maintenance of all Production planning-related reports,
Level 8 degree in a relevant discipline.
10 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment with exposure to all Demand Management (DM), Master Scheduling (MPS), Capacity Planning (CRP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and inventory control.
Experience in Medical Device environment desirable but not essential.
People Management Skills Essential - 6 direct reports
Strong working knowledge of SAP supply chain functionality is essential.
Strong working knowledge of Kinaxis Rapid Response is advantageous.
Excellent planning, problem-solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills.
Demonstrate drive and ambition and an ability to lead.
Contact Brenda on 0858723761,
Full eligibility to work in Ireland required for this role (Stamp 4 Visa/European Passport)