Job Description

To support our ongoing hiring demands, Retronix is seeking an outstanding individual for a Material Requirement Planning Controller/Technical Buyer role based within Dublin.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • As a key member of the team you will be responsible for Administration of the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) function within the ERP system, Project parts planning, buying and Inventory control
  • Work with both manufacturing and purchasing managers on requirements planning and MRP setup within the ERP system
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly reporting on material availability
  • Liaise with other team members to ensure that material and production orders are available in a timely manner
  • Manage escalations with supplier manufacturing and compliance issues to achieve production schedules
  • Developing positive supplier relationships aligned to business objectives and ensure adherence to contractual commitments
  • Compliance with internal policies, procedures and external governance

Skills and Requirements:

  • Third level diploma or degree qualified in a Business or Supply Chain discipline. Qualified to a related qualification (APICS, IIPMM etc)
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing experience in a Supply Chain environment (purchasing/planning/inventory control)
  • Working knowledge of MPS and MRP is required
  • Working knowledge of purchasing and planning including supplier escalations and relationship building is required
  • Demonstrated expert level competency in MS Access, Excel, ERP systems with SQL database knowledge is a strong plus
  • Good communicator and inter-personal skills with ability to work on own initiative with a strong customer service outlook
  • Knowledge of using and drafting SOPs and operating to a Quality System within a regulated environment
  • Shows flexibility and is able to adapt to changing requirements, working well with a cross functional team in multiple locations
  • Ensure the timely placement of all transactions (PO's/SO's) in support of business activities
  • Expedite released PO's, maintain PO dates and resolve PO discrepancies
  • Work with data maintenance team to ensure correct new product set-up and product data settings are maintained and updated within Business Planning System Team, including, but not limited to Item Master, DRP/MRP
  • Cycle counting and inventory (stock-take) management, issuing of material to production
  • Shipping orders on time to meet customer requirements and ability to work with freight companies and 3rd parties to resolve blocking issues
  • Gather and analyse data to solve complex problems and evaluate scenarios to make predictions on future outcomes and support decision making
  • Working knowledge of EU Export controls and experience of working with Harmonized Tariff Codes, customs clearance issues and adherence to International trade compliance will be required

Advantageous Supplementary Skills:

  • Understand project engineering environment working with PDM systems
  • Understanding of Bill of Materials structures and ERP system functionality for MRP
  • Experience of working in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to international trade environment would be advantageous
  • Experience working in ISO9000 environment

Why work with Retronix Semiconductor?

Retronix Semiconductor is a leading provider of support services to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), Device Manufacturers and Equipment Trading companies in the Semiconductor industry. Our culture of service delivery is achieved through evolving and developing our services to meet and exceed the changing needs of our customers.

Retronix is your gateway to a career within the ever-expanding Semiconductor industry. Working with Retronix is an excellent way to gain relevant experience at some of the biggest brand names in the semiconductor industry. With clients worldwide, you could have the opportunity to travel around Asia, Europe and the USA with all expenses covered.

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With over 25 years of experience in high-tech industry, we are experts in matching your talents to suitable vacancies and providing exemplary services to our clients.


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