Supply Chain Planner

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Date: May 31, 2023

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 116495 
Remote Position: No
Region: Europe 
Country: Ireland 
State/Province: Galway 
City:  Galway 

A career at Celestica is only for those who want to do something extraordinary with a meaningful purpose: imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers. Celestica is a leader in high – reliability design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions that bring global expertise to every stage of product development.

By Joining Celestica Galway (Ireland) as a Supply Chain Planner you will have the opportunity to work on delivering a fully automated high volume manufacturing line from development stage to full scale production ramp producing world class medical devices in a dynamic, fast moving environment.  This position offers a great opportunity for a Supply Chain Planner to work in a dynamic and challenging environment of high speed automation for micro assemblies across our business in the Automated Technology Solutions & Health-tech (Medical Device) market.


Your next challenge will be…


Create, manage and drive the master production schedule of all raw production consumables in line with customer forecasts and sales orders. 

This position will report to the Supply Chain Manager


Your day to day activities will include the following…


  • Developing, directing, planning and co-ordinating the execution of daily, weekly, monthly requirements in line with customer demand and forecast and in partnership with manufacturing.
  • Planning for material necessary to meet manufacturing build requirements for one or several product lines.
  • Ensuring schedule of on time delivery of material to meet customer requirements and inventory targets.
  • Managing and controlling inventory in line with company targets, achieving desired corporate inventory turn targets.
  • Supporting Order Fulfilment through accurate and consistent material planning.
  • Managing Customer relationship and expectation through accurate recovery plans.
  • Providing daily / weekly / monthly reporting, key metrics and analysis highlighting gaps, areas of concern and solutions.
  • Managing strong relationships and collaboration with all internal stakeholders (Supply Chain, Order Fulfilment, Manufacturing, IT, Global Divisions, Site Management) and external Customers.
  • Championing continuous process improvement within the planning function, keeping up to date on the latest planning tools and techniques.
  • Adopts a proactive approach to running their section of the Supply Chain department.


What do we offer?


  • Market-competitive total reward: flexible salary, fix and variable salary based on goals
  • The opportunity to become a key member of the new product introduction team in the Health Tech. Engineering Function driven by innovation where creativity matters.
  • Training and development opportunities, with us the sky is the limit!
  • The opportunity to innovate, learn, mentor others and work toward your own vision of career success
  • A global, collaborative culture with strong leadership imperatives to foster your growth and   professional opportunities
  • A sustainable culture where we provide opportunities for employees to give back to the community


What do we expect from you?


  • In depth knowledge of production planning fundamentals, Bill of Material (BOM) Structures, scheduling, material requirements planning techniques and manufacturing control systems.
  • Focused Customer manager skills.
  • Ability to plan strategically for the coordinated delivery of a variety of materials to the appropriate areas
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, working under tight time deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to utilize computer systems and applications in order to gather required information, and compile information into a customer presentable format.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to plan strategically across production.



What are we looking for?


  • A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in a Planning role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Supply Chain experience in an Electronics manufacturing industry an advantage.
  • Relevant qualification in related field (Business, Supply Chain or other).
  • APICS qualification (or studying towards) an advantage.
  • SAP experience essential.
  • Procurement experience an advantage.
  • MS office platform skills essential, advanced Excel an advantage.
  • Data analytics an advantage.




Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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