Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager required by our client a growing multinational manufacturing company based in Waterford City. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for the Supply Chain function, to lead the company’s global supply chain to ensure best outcomes in the sourcing of materials for the business for existing core products and new emerging products in current and developing segments. As Supply Chain Manager, you will require a strong leadership in Supply Chain optimisation, supplier collaboration, team development, and process and systems improvement. The ideal candidate should have strong analytical, planning and communication skills coupled with a global knowledge and awareness for material supply markets and market costs.

Key Responsibiities include: –

  • Ensure Materials are sourced and delivered to meet production requirements,
  • Ensure safety stocks are in place to enable production lead times for core products to be achieved,
  • Develop internal supply chain SOPs and external supplier collaborations to improve supply chain efficiencies,
  • Work closely with S&OP teams to ensure alignment between supply chain, sales and planning,
  • Develop ERP functionality to reduce the requirement for manual demand calculations,
  • Explore supply base options to ensure supply at optimal terms such as pricing, lead times, flexibility,
  • Manage sub-contract operations to ensure smooth flow of materials to subcontractors and sub-assemblies back to the company.
  • Work to develop and mentor the procurement team to grow our talent.

Education & Experience

  • Business degree or equivalent,
  • At least 5 years in a senior management position,
  • Experience in a busy manufacturing environment essential,
  • Strong knowledge in ERP and Supply Chain process optimisation,
  • Ability to lead and develop a team essential,
  • International travel is required as part of the role.




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