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Supply Chain Manager

Requisition Number: n/a

Region: Europe
Country: Ireland
City: Sligo


Pro-Tek Medical is now part of Phillips-Medisize Corporation, a Molex company!

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Supply Chain and Logistics Manager with have responsibility for the day to day management of customer services, planning, procurement and warehousing. This will involve ensuring best in class practices are applied to all material received and finished product being exported from the facility.  The successful person will have complete responsibility for planning, managing and coordinating all activities related to the sourcing, procurement and warehousing of all materials, components, services and finished goods it requires to run its manufacturing operations in Sligo.  Responsible for delivering on Safety, Quality, Service & Cost and will play a significant role in long term planning, including an initiative geared towards operational excellence. The Supply Chain Manager will be a key member of the Operations and will be actively involved in providing updates the site Management Team and Senior executives.

  • Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move or store materials and products.
  • Ensure the warehouse layout is fit for purpose in terms of raw material staging, incoming inspection, finished goods storage & dispatch and recommend alterations where and when necessary.
  • Be a role model in terms of driving EH&S compliance across the site.
  • Define KPIs for comparison or evaluation of supply chain factors such as product cost or quality.
  • Implement appropriate systems to ensure best practise is applied to all inventory and material management on site.
  • Participate at the Weekly KPI review meetings focussing on how the site is performing with respect to on time delivery to its customers, Inventory levels (raw materials, WIP & Finished Goods) and Inventory Accuracy through the completion of scheduled cycle counts.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Appraise vendor manufacturing ability through on site visits.
  • Analyse inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, reduce changeovers in Operations or optimise customer service.
  • Manage activities related to tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing and receiving. 
  • Ensure robust commercial agreements in place with all strategic suppliers to ensure no disruption to supply.
  • In conjunction with the Assembly and Moulding Manager, define minimum stock levels for high running products which must be held on site and implement a process for monitoring this.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers and freight forwarders.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as Engineering, Production and Quality Assurance to identify or qualify new suppliers. 
  • Review minimum order quantities used and advise on best practise to reduce costs and ensure on time delivery of all components / products to our customers.
  • Be an active contributor to Continuous Improvement Programs at the site and provide regular updates at the monthly CDPE meeting.
  • Implement a cycle count system to validate stock levels (raw materials & finished goods) on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for organising, managing and executing all Stocktakes at the site.
  • Drive performances within your areas of responsibility so that the site achieves its Revenue and EBITDA targets.
  • Participate in the coordination of engineering changes or new product launches to ensure timely transitions in material flow.
  • Work closely with the Site Planner to forecast demand and create supply plans that ensure availability of materials when needed.
  • Develop close working relationship with peers across other PMC organisations so the site can leverage best practices. 
  • Motivate staff by promoting a positive environment where achievements and accountabilities are acknowledged and open 2- way communication encouraged.
  • Support the Market Based Management culture
  • Provide leadership on problem solving and process improvements by addressing issues and providing resources as and when needed.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • A degree in Business, Finance, or supply chain management.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment. 


Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good people skills with the ability to interact and engage with people at all levels of the organisation.

To be considered, please send your CV and application to Marilyn Phillips, HR Manager Sligo, email:



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