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Job Type Permanent full-time Recruiter Type Agency
Job Category Production, Manufacturing & Materials

Additional Info:

Overview of Buyer Planner Position  

 The successful candidate will contribute to the planning and purchasing of the necessary materials from selected vendors to support production and assist in the sourcing of vendors where necessary. Maintain a thorough knowledge of every aspect of inventory throughout the site. Schedule material through manufacturing to ensure production is supported at all times. Identify and develop system solutions and enhancements to improve productivity. Initiate cost reduction programs where opportunities exist for example by pursuing new vendors for more cost-effective purchases. The successful candidate must ensure the necessary finished goods are available to meet demand and deadlines.

Buyer Planner Job Responsibilities 

Daily production scheduling across multiple production resources
Responsible for the execution of the Company's production & inventory control process
Direct material procurement and associated supplier management activities
Support monthly inventory management routines
Ensure all master data items are correct
Ensure all supplier pricing is correct
Produce the monthly production planning scorecard
Supplier relationship management
Manage inventory within agreed levels
Ensure OTIF Targets are maintained
Continuous monitoring of plan attainment and amending plans where needed
Develop KPI’s to drive production improvements
Weekly KPI reporting and development
Capacity planning and utilisation
Measure and improve OEE and machine uptime with production team
Ensure scheduled maintenance and PM’s are planned
Liaising with various Departments in relation to the introduction of new products
Lead and participate in production meetings
This list is not exhaustive or exclusive and Management reserves the right to ask you to perform any other duties you are qualified to perform
Skills and Requirements

5 years’ experience working in a similar role
3 years’ experience working in a similar environment
Ideally APICs or CPIM qualified
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience working in a fast-paced production environment
The ability to manage several priorities at once
Analytically minded, to provide data and reports to ensure production efficiencies data drives production Improvements
Experience in lean process improvements an advantage

For more information you can contact Sean on 094 90 29944 or email

Contact Publisher: Arcon Recruitment Services

094 902 9944