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Senior Supply Chain Planner

Senior Supply Planner Our client, a global pharmaceutical organisation are currently recruiting for a Senior Supply Chain Planner to join their team on a perm

Location: Dublin,
Senior Supply Chain Planner
Dublin Not Disclosed

Supply Planner

Supply Planner Our client, a global pharmaceutical organisation are currently recruiting for a Supply Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. As Supply Planner you will be responsible for effectively managing demand and supply for molecules. Responsibilities • Ensure the Enterprise Resource Planning system (SAP) is kept accurate and aligned with the latest information along the end to end supply chain • Develop and actively manage supply plans (inventory, distribution, manufacturing & packaging) through the end to end supply chain for ...

Location: Dublin,
Supply Planner
Dublin Not Disclosed

Senior Planner (Supply Chain/Production)

Senior Planner (Supply Chain/Production) Our Galway based client are currently recruiting for a Senior Planner (Supply Chain/Production) to join their business on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Production & Planning and other key stakeholders to advise on when key resources, materials and equipment are required for the site. Responsibilities • Manage the Sales & Operations Planning Business Process to include the key functions, S&M, Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, Engineer...

Location: Galway,
Senior Planner (Supply Chain/Production)
Galway Not Disclosed
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Planner Career Profile


In todays marketplace the role of a supply chain planner varies depending on the nature of business the organisation undertakes and whether that involves working with a product or service. However, whatever the type of organisation in question, some aspects stay the same. Typically a Planner will be required to work with a wide range of stakeholders that can include operations, sales, marketing and finance and will work in an autonomous manner. As such a Planner is a very analytical role that requires a highly commercial individual who is able to identify ways to improve sales, reduce costs and identify and act upon potential issues that may impact on customer service ratings and profitability.

Key duties and skills of a Planner include

  • Implement, lead and develop forecasting from an end to end perspective to include Demand Planning and Supply Planning
  • Represent the Supply Chain function within S&OP meetings
  • Demand planning for short, medium and long term plans
  • Supply Planning to increase procurement and purchasing economies of scale
  • Baseline forecasting on a product by product and country by country basis
  • Develop, maintain and distribute inventory and stock reports to commercial function
  • Help establish and use best methods (statistical models and software tools) in creating forecasts and targets
  • Make adjustments to forecast and stock targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Monitor SKU levels
  • Ideally a background and/or exposure in master scheduling, forecasting, procurement and planning
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Experience using ERP statistical software packages
  • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • Good communication and team building skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent accuracy skills
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis
  • Ideally you will be educated to degree level, or equivalent and hold a formal supply chain qualification
  • You will be a proactive self starter who is able to work to with minimal supervision.

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