NPI Buyer-Planner – You will play a key role in the continuous improvement of the production process of this leading Medical Device multinational


  • Participate as a strong, contributing member of a cross-functional NPD team.
  • Supplier selection in co-operation with relevant commodity management.
  • Purchase order placement and expediting.
  • Supplier management.
  • Work closely with engineering and manufacturing to ensure the best suppliers and components are used.
  • Prepare supply chain summary reports of the BOM.
  • Place Purchase Orders with suppliers for material required.
  • Procure materials for assigned departments.
  • Source new raw materials / suppliers & manage the RFQ process.
  • Maintain and develop MRP including the placement of purchase orders.
  • Work closely with other members of the operations team to identify & minimise risks to supply chain.
  • Develop and drive inventory reduction strategies and activities.
  • Identify & implement cost reduction strategies with supplier base.
  • Develop the weekly master production schedule utilizing SAP system.
  • Agree production plans with production management.
  • Review materials and capacity requirements for S&OP supply process.
  • Liaise closely with relevant functions to ensure the planning and control process is supported.


  • BSc. in a relevant discipline.
  • 3+ years of purchasing and/or production planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of MRP in SAP environment is desirable.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge of assembly & manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple orders in a fast-paced operation.
  • Excellent proactive communication & organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet deadlines and follow-through.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be authorised to work in Ireland.

Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence


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