Senior Supply Chain Manager

Job description

Our Offer:
  • The Supply Chain Manager plays a key role in the development and execution of our strategic plan. This position involves the effective management of the Supply Chain and is responsible for sourcing/procurement (goods & services), supplier management, MPS/MRP, material receipt/storage/issue, invoicing, shipment and distribution in and out of the Galway facility
  • Effective Supplier Management is a key part of the role, ensuring suppliers are aligned and positioned so that goals and objectives are achieved
  • Managing and ensuring manufacturing output is aligned to net requirements and inventory/cash flow objectives are achieved is also key
  • The role also includes meeting Global Sales & Marketing, Corporate Planning & Logistics and Strategic Sourcing expectations by providing efficient service and clear communication in the areas of Plant Performance 

Duties Include;

  • Works with the Site Leadership team on implementing strategy, continuous improvement and site objectives
  • Leading a team responsible for achieving commitments to demand forecasting, capacity planning, inventory management & purchasing
  • Establishing and measuring key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to the Galway Supply chain
  • Developing talent within the department and setting goals and managing employees performance
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers, conducting regular Business Reviews with key suppliers reviewing performance, capacity, sustainability, risk mitigation etc.
  • Build effective relationships with supply chain partners (Sourcing, Supply Chain and other functions)
  • Work to improve our Quality Culture through compliance with the “Quality Begins With Me” program (example ‘See Something, Say Something’)



Your Profile

  • We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management
  • Engineering, Business, or related field with 10 -15years relevant experience
  • Experience working in a large matrixed organisation is desirable as is APICS qualification
  • Dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
  • Experienced with Supply chain and Operations
  • Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking

To apply for this position please contact James Porter at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455305 E:  

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.  Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent