Planning & Procurement Specialist

Job Ref: mof1304
Sector: Industrial & Logistics
Date Added: 13 April 2018
  • Limerick, Republic of Ireland
  • €35,000 - €40,000 per Annum
  • Mai O'Farrell
  • 00353616610644

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Key Attributes of the candidate

  • Graduate calibre ideally within a supply chain and/or procurement discipline
  • Systems and PC literacy with excellent proficiency in Excel, Word
  • Familiar and can demonstrate experience and ability to work with supply and purchasing processes (supply chain/planning qualifications)
  • Demonstrated education and some experience of supply chain planning, demand and MRP
  • Ability to learn and develop planning and procurement skills
  • A meticulous approach to repetitive tasks and excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and capable working approach with the ability to prioritise and undertake multiple tasks in a pressurised environment
  • Able to work on own initiative and support departmental requirements
  • Team Player
  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Understand how the company works as a business and can adapt to the business need
  • Ability to work with and understand numerical including financial budgets

Key Accountabilities of the role


Ensure customer orders by depot /third party location are fulfilled 99.5% on time in full for the elements that you can influence (no orders marked with the Out Of Stock code) by placing and ensuring delivery of external and third party products to meet stocking requirements and customer demand (on time in full) at the same time considering the cost effectiveness of these actions.


All packing/production facilities are capable and able to execute their plans they have been provided with this includes having the knowledge and timeliness to respond to labour requirements, have the materials and the means to enable the plans through proactive communication, and information that has been provided in a timely manner.


To ensure that packaging is in the correct location when required for packing, to enable production to continue at all times, without the requirement to alter production packing plans due to lack of packaging. This approach should avoid overstocking at all times.


To work effectively with team members; internal and external stakeholders to enable the smooth transaction and achievement of the Company's purchasing and supply chain activity.


Maintain good system and operational housekeeping processes (to include Perito transactions) to maximise efficiency and visibility to the organisation.

IRC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.