Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: IE

Company: Glanbia





MRP planner
Abbey Quarter / Balitore 

Tirlán, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and Agri brands. 
Tirlán owns leading brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition.
We nurture a talented team across Ireland, the US, MEA and China, delivering annual revenues of over €3 billion, with over 2,300 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches. Our purpose is to nourish the world, while safeguarding our environment for future generations.

Role Profile
As Material Requirements Planner (MRP) the primary activity is to ensure that the ingredients and packaging requirements meet a time-phased finished goods production schedule and are present when required based on advanced knowledge of production.  The role requires working closely with internal and external parties, maintaining adequate stock levels, all while trying to maintain efficiency and costs. 
The MRP planner reports to the Consumer Production Manager and will be located between Abbey Quarter and Balitore

•    Scheduling and overseeing the supply and delivery of materials
•    Maintain Adequate stock level to match production
•    Maintain accurate system master data 
•    Routinely review demand vs. supply to manage and communicate supply risks
•    Utilise system-based MRP to create and maintain purchase orders to meet production needs at component level
•    Liaise with Purchasing to consider external vendor inputs and outputs to determine options for component management regarding hubbing, consignment, Vendor Managed Inventory, lot-sizing arrangements, lead times etc.


•    Third level qualification in a relevant area such as Supply Chain, Finance or Operations.
•    2+ years’ experience in material planning role
•    Good communication skills both verbal and written
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Proficiency in Microsoft office, especially Excel
•    Experienced in the use of SAP or other ERP systems
•    Enthusiastic and energetic attitude.
•    Problem solving skills and the ability to deal with competing priorities
•    Analytical and critical thinking skills and strong attention to detail

We offer
•    Hybrid working (flex Fridays)
•    Work/life balance and collaborative work culture
•    Parenting room
•    Career progression opportunities 

About us 
Through our expertise in research and development, customer insights, food safety and state-of-the-art manufacturing we bring innovative food and nutrition solutions to a global market.  Our new and vibrant headquarters in Kilkenny City operates as a collaboration hub where multi-functional teams come together in a hybrid work environment.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
We believe in the value of difference. We know that different perspectives, life experience and backgrounds can drive innovation and deliver growth. 
We welcome people from all walks of life without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


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