Supply Chain Planner

Posted on: 09/10/2017
Ref: VAC-15924
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Dublin
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  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks+


Job Description

Supply Chain Planner (Senior) is required for a South Dublin based Biopharmaceutical company that specialises in secondary manufacturing activities such as Formulation, Fill Finish and Packaging. In July 2015 the site opened a $300million investment, which added significantly to the sites laboratory, filling, packaging and distribution (including cold chain) capabilities. The site is a fast paced, collaborative, team based working environment, where you get an opportunity to work with other highly skilled staff in a strategically important site in the companies global supply chain.

This role offers you a chance to work in a state of the art facility, within a people centred management structure and with a company that is grounded in the local community including various educational programs aimed at students in second and third level.

The Supply Chain Planner (Senior) will be:
o Responsible for portfolio of commercial products, understanding all constraints and dependencies that impact planning activities.
o Participate in the monthly planning cycle for all products and complete the necessary activities, some of which include:
o Reviewing and understanding product demand.
o Ensuring the master production schedule and resultant production plan is reflected on SAP and Rapid Response (RR).
o Balancing product supply in RR system given known constraints, confirming system orders comply with target safety stock and target material availability dates.
o Responsible for short term capacity planning.
o Review planning parameters and targets and recommend improvements to Sr. Management for approval.
o Manage and monitor SAP / RR transactions to support production plan, planning cycle and procurement activities.
o Inventory management of assigned products.
o Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to ensure seamless transition of products to commercial planning and production.
o Monitor and track KPIs.
o Extract, retrieve and compile data relevant for periodic reporting needs

The Supply Chain Planner (Senior) will require:

o Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent
o 3 years supply chain planning experience
o SAP ECC Planning Experience
o Ability to analyse complex data and to communicate findings and make recommendations
o Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, and MS Project

o Master’s Degree or APICS certification
o 5 years experience in an industrial environment
o Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical processes
o Ability to conduct effective root cause analysis
o Team player, self-starter, independent worker who take on ownership in driving tasks/projects to completion
o Readily adapts to and manages change

Call Mairead in LSC on 0214777 329 to discuss this Supply Chain Planner (Senior) role in more detail or apply directly via this advert.

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