Materials Supply Chain Planner Analyst

A large multi national Medical Device organisation are looking for a Materials Supply Chain Planner Analyst to join their expanding team in Dublin. This is a great opportunity to work in a leading manufacturing facility with a supply base covering a wide range of commodities.

The Role

Key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Advancing and maintaining the suite of Material Availability and Can-Build Analysis reports used to proactively improve material supply and information to Production
  • Performing ‘Can-Build’ analysis to support the Procurement team. Assessing the feasibility of Production Plan changes and addressing constraints to resolution
  • Supporting the ECN implementation process to ensure smooth part configuration changes, from suppliers through to internal production, in a timely manner
  • Supporting NPI programs with analysis and reporting to show the material status from design release through PO placement to stock availability, to support build plans
  • Managing product phase-outs so as to ensure minimal residual production inventory, while assuring continuity of the Service Parts program
  • Analysing and reporting drive initiatives to reduce overall raw material stock holding
  • Supporting the use of ‘Lean Supply’ methods & VMI programs to minimise inventory levels, while assuring continuity of supply, through planning optimisation
  • Optimising the Supplier Scheduling program to better integrate Siemens requirements within the supply base. Ensuring integrity of the material requirements on the Supplier Scheduling program
  • Implementing and maintaining a program for data integrity which ensures that accurate information and reports are generated from SAP and derivative reports to support supply management
  • Root cause issues and implement improvements to the Planning system (data and process) where data inaccuracies are generated
  • Driving best practices in Planning and Supply Optimisation within the site through continuous improvement ideas and projects

The Person

  • Degree in Business, Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related discipline. Preferably APICS qualified
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ (Direct Materials) relevant experience within a Planning, Logistics or Procurement function, preferably in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working with Material Planning & Control Systems covering BoM structures, ECN Management, Master Production Scheduling, Planning Master Data Management, Schedule-based replenishment models, ‘Lean Supply’ methods and Logistics supply models
  • Must have an analytical mind-set and the ability to continuously improve Systems, Processes, Methods, Reports and Metrics

For more information about this opportunity please call Chris Browne in HRM on 01 632 1886 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: On Application Location: Dublin North