Job Reference 14521
Job type Permanent
Location Dublin 12
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role


  • Analyse and forecast ongoing company stock level needs
  • Oversee the maintenance of optimum inventory levels to ensure customer needs are met, whilst balancing the need to maintain inventory levels with minimal carrying and transportation costs
  • Monitor individual third-party DC stock levels to maintain within required levels and move stock from one third party DC to another as necessary
  • Engage with third party DC’s to ensure that agreed SLA’s are met
  • Engage with third party DC’s on all new and ongoing agreed product/pricing logistic issues
    Placing agreed order levels with suppliers
  • Ongoing monitoring of supplier lead times
  • Engage with suppliers and freight carriers on the scheduling of deliveries and dealing with logistic issues arising
  • Get quotes from freight carriers
  • Design and implement accounting and control processes/procedures in respect of non-sales outbound stock and sample movements
  • Ongoing engagement with our sales fulfilment and customer services people
  • Audit of compliance with processes and procedures
  • Engage with NPD Director regarding inbound logistics for new products
  • Work closely with all company departments as required
  • Implement an appropriate stock count audit cycle procedure with all DC’s
  • Data reporting to directors and relevant parties within agreed deadlines
  • Ensure that all quality standards, legislative requirements and company policies are met, maintained and ongoing reviewed
  • Participate and drive continuous improvement in the supply chain efficiency
  • Other relevant duties, responsibilities and projects within the supply chain as may be necessary

The Person


  • Third Level Degree in Business or Technical Discipline or significant career experience in Supply Chain
  • Qualification supply chain management is desirable.
  • Membership of a professional body is advantageous.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in end to end supply chain management
  • Experience of managing a complex global network of contract manufacturing and third-party distribution
  • Experience working with an ERP system and performing all inventory and sales order processing transactions
  • Solid understanding of regulations or has experience of working in a regulated or controlled environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work well with internal and external stakeholders managing information flows and decision making effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Track record of excellent problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT systems skills e.g. MS packages: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Can demonstrate excellent Project management skills.
  • Ability to write SOPs and interact with Quality/Regulatory department
  • Has a proven track record of presenting and influencing at senior levels.
  • Can manage effectively within a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to work effectively within strict cost / time parameters.
  • Limited travel.

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