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Supply Chain Specialist III - Contract

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Our client, a Multinational Biopharmaceutical company, are currently seeking an experienced Supply Chain Specialist, this is a 12-month contract role based in Cork.

Ideal role for a proactive, adaptable, and flexible Team Player wishing to gain valuable experience with a Global Organisation.




  • Support the capital project execution and operational readiness activities where required, representing the Material Operations and Global Procurement functions.
  • In collaboration with the Operations team, Global Procurement, Quality & Global Compliance; co-ordinate & manage the supplier and materials selection process with supplier agreements and contracts put in place when & where applicable.
  • Ensure the new material qualification process is managed and new materials are created and set-up sufficiently on Oracle to ensure accurate and efficient planning and purchasing.
  • Execute on the output of the Materials Requirement Plan (MRP) by ensuring efficient and effective procurement & inventory practices and optimizing the balance between quality, service, reliability, and cost to ensure that patient / customer requirements are met while maintaining compliance.
  • Ensure that all material delivery schedules are communicated to the suppliers on time to meet planned requirements.
  • Maintain Raw Materials and Consumable inventories within target, while minimizing excess, obsolete and expired materials
  • Liaise with suppliers to clarify potential plan constraints and interfaces between supplier and the key internal stakeholders to ensure issue resolution.
  • Partner with Global Procurement to drive Supplier performance improvement, including quality and on-time delivery in line with Master Schedule.



Professional Experience & Qualifications


  • A minimum Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) in Supply Chain Management or other related Business discipline essential.
  • Supply Chain Certification is preferred e.g., APICS.
  • Project Management Certification is desirable.
  • At least 2 years’ relevant Supply Chain Management experience (Planning, Logistics or Manufacturing) is required.
  • Experience in Planning/Purchasing in a multi-national environment.
  • Experience in Biopharmaceutical industry preferable.
  • Experience of Oracle would be beneficial, but ERP system competency is essential.



Contract, Full time, this is a hybrid role, there is a requirement for you to be based on-site for 2 days the remainder of the week would be remote.

Please note this is a fixed-term contract of 12 months



€54,000 + DOE

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Mark Farrell