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Junior Buyer Planner- 3 month contract- Medical Device- Limerick!


Great opportunity for someone who is available immediately or looking to gain medical device experience.


The company is very open on level of experience, junior and more experienced candidates will be considered.


This job will suit a business or supply chain graduate that is looking for a move into the medical devices.


Third level degree is preferred but not essential!


This job will suit someone driven & ambitious that is looking for a career within the medical device industry!



  • Manage the Purchasing activities for the raw materials required for various product families, to support the planned production levels, and ensure continuity of supply. For example; identifying requirements, generating purchase orders, expediting orders when necessary.
  • Develop an Internal Materials Planning process for various product families within Teleflex Limerick, and maintain it.
  • Develop inventory management and visual management systems to control the signals for re-supply between a) Stores and Production departments, b) between Production departments themselves, and c) for any build-to-stock items for end customers should that occur
  • Support the Engineering team in the Materials aspects of key Development projects. Minimise the amount and value of raw materials and internal assembly stocks being maintained to support the top-level end item codes, thereby reducing working capital requirements and reducing exposure to expiration and obsolescence.
  • Generate supplier performance data, and identify actions where required.
  • Maintain supplier files, liaising with suppliers on general queries.
  • Occasionally provide operational cover for certain Shipping or Stores activities, typically covering for absence or holidays, or during periods of very high demand.
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate the training for new Materials team members in areas of Purchasing and Planning whenever necessary




  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others is vital.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office.
  • Good communication and inter-personal & collaboration skills.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new responsibilities and challenges.


For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Aisling Gorman

061 363 318


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Job Details

17 April 2023
Job ID: 8156

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