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Materials Manager

CareerWise Recruitment

  • Leitrim / Roscommon / Sligo
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/10/2017
  • Louise Mulligan
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A Materials Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for a leading company based in the North West. If you are interested in joining a progressive and expansive Medical Device Company, then this is the job for you.


A Materials Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for a leading company based in the North West. If you are interested in joining a progressive and expansive Medical DEvice company, then this is the job for you.


* Effectively manage the purchase raw materials, production supplies and capital equipment in accordance with company policies and procedures.
* Work with the Operations Manager to ensure materials are always available to meet planned production schedules.
* Work with the technical team to source materials, advise lead times and deliver components on target to meet new product requirements.
* Develop relations with key vendors, establish their technical capability and work with them to source and identify new materials, manage potential stock -outs or material discontinuations.
* Build and maintain a motivated competent warehouse / logistics team.
* Manage the receipt of raw materials and supplies in accordance with the client's quality system.
* Implement and maintain effective stock management and purchasing control systems.
* Manage shipment of finished product, samples and equipment through packing for safe transportation, organisation of appropriate cost-effective transportation and generation of documentation as per the client's medical quality system.
* Actively manage inventory to minimise inventory-carrying costs and ensure accuracy of same through cycle counting and effective location management.
* Lead cross-functional teams to investigate and troubleshoot key areas of company concerns using a structured approach, such as Six-Sigma methodology.
* Manage the approved vendor list through management of all aspects of material supply and stock control including product stewardship, customer owned or customer supplied materials, material changes or discontinuations, obsolete stock or stock takin/cycle counting


* Should have a materials management qualification.
* Strong working knowledge of plastics and plastic processing technologies would be a distinct advantage.
* Should have a proven track record in Supply Chain Management Project Planning and Execution.
* Experience in a medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing industry is necessary.
* Must have a good working knowledge of the medical device industry and of ISO13485:2003, specifically in the
areas of Change Control and Validation.

CareerWise Recruitment - In Search of Excellence
CareerWise Recruitment specialises in the multinational sector in Ireland which predominantly encompasses the Medical Device, Sciences/Pharma and ICT industries. We also work into the Indigenous Engineering and Food Processing/Agri sectors.

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment is recognised by many of the major indigenous and multinationals companies to be one of Irelands leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firms.

We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Mayo, Cork, Shannon, Galway and Dublin

Ref: CW120741_1506102543
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