Buyer/Planner - Portlaoise - position filled
|Our Client - A Portlaoise based company are seeking tJob Description Buyer/Planner
Experience needed of purchasing raw materials in a manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of MRP systems preferable SAP.
In-debt understanding of MRP concepts including bills of material.
Must be hands on with strong problem-solving acumen
Analyse messages from MRP system and place orders and manage lead-times in an effective & efficient manner.
Manage suppliers to reduce costs, improve quality, control inventories and ensure a timely and cost-effective flow of materials.
Monitor open purchase orders for all orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
Proactively report product and material availability issues.
Monitor and report key performance metrics, including standard costing, purchase price variance, inventory shortages and supplier performance.
Manage inventories to ensure continuous productions while minimising turns.
Develop a through working knowledge of required MRP systems.
Bring ideas to management and be able to implement necessary process improvements.
Develop mutually beneficial, respectful and effective relationships with peers to ensure seamless co-ordination between departments.
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