My client has a need for a Supply Chain Manager focused on Product Planning for a long-term contract position based in the South East of Dublin.
In this role, the Supply Chain Manager Product Planning will accurately forecast, plan & schedule their products ensuring that optimal supply inventory levels are in place to meet demand requirements whilst minimizing scrap risk and optimising and improving reliability, responsiveness, and stability of supply.
Other Key Responsibilities:
Manage medium-term and long-term capacity planning activities and ensure appropriate communication/escalation to critical resource owners
Proactively assess inventory positions (IDP/LDP/FDP/Materials) and execute plans to drive to the targets
Manage towards a stable Supply Plan and identify root causes and corrective actions in case of deviations
Ensure timely completion of the Planning cycle
Develop and present scenario analyses to support decision making in the Supply Chain
Collaborate with Supply sites (e.g. AML & ABR) to ensure timely supply
Work closely with the Global Supply Chain lead to ensure market supply
Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to manage new product introductions
Identify scrap risks and take corrective/preventive actions to minimize abnormal scrap
Owe/Manage product-specific Life cycle management change controls
Review and update relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ensure SOP compliance
Lead or participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives using problem-solving techniques (Operational Excellence, 6σ, LEAN)
Monitor KPI's and define corrective and preventive actions
Works under minimal direction and understand that work is guided by operational & project objectives
Independently develops solutions that are thorough, practical & consistent
Anticipates and prevents potential problems
Handles diverse scope of issues that require evaluation of a variety of factors (Supply issues, product launch, regulatory filings, transition plans, NCs, CMO, NPIs..)
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent
Minimum 5 years Supply Chain planning experience
SAP Planning and Rapid Response experience
End to End Supply Chain Management experience.
Highly developed analytical skills
Excellent communication skills
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