Planning & Materials Manager (Finished Goods)
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
O'Callaghan Mills, Ireland
15h ago

At Beckman Coulter we have an opportunity for an experienced Planning & Materials Manager to join our growing organisation.

This role reports into EMEAI Finished Goods Planning, and ultimately into the Global Planning Department. The position will reside at our Co.

Clare facility , and will have primary responsibility for the management of EMEAI products.

The successful candidate will lead a team of up to 12 Buyers and Planners who will be responsible for managing inventory for all manufactured and purchased finished goods in Warehouses throughout Europe.

We are a company dedicated to advancing and optimizing the diagnostic laboratory to move science and health care forward.

For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to augment scientific research and patient care.

We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. Sound exciting? Read on!

  • Find opportunities and implement plans to improve OTD and inventory
  • Work with European L&D to improve freight and material handling costs
  • Manage large, cross-functional groups on improvement initiatives
  • Work with demand planners to create and adjust inventory plans
  • Report out group progress against KPIs which include employee engagement, OTD, inventory and product availability
  • Work with other global planning leaders in rolling out initiatives and changes in Europe
  • Manage department budget and report out status monthly
  • Mentoring and training new and current associates
  • Following all applicable standard operating procedures and company policies
  • Use of the Danaher Business System to drive innovation and change.

    Honours Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) with a minimum 9 years of experience or Master’s degree with 7 years of experience

    APICS Certification is desirable


    A proven people manager with at least 2 years experience managing teams

    Proven success at implementing cross-functional improvement projects

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Ability to work in a methodical and accurate manner.

    Experience of working in an MRP / MPS environment.

    Ability to use Oracle Software would be an advantage

    Travel :

    Occasional Travel may be required

    If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume CV we look forward to hearing from you!

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