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Supply Chain Specialist

Luminate Medical

Luminate Medical

Galway, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Shape the Face of Cancer Treatment at Luminate Medical

Luminate Medical is on a mission to change the way we experience cancer care. We design and build products which revolutionise the patient experience of cancer treatment by eliminating that eliminate the side effects of cancer treatment in a comfortable, portable and effective way.

We’re currently building our flagship product Lily, a wearable electromechanical medical device to reduce the hair loss caused by chemotherapy, and Lilac, our next-in-portfolio product to reduce peripheral nerve damage in chemotherapy patients.

We are looking for a Supply Chain Specialist (Operations) to assist with the expansion of our internal manufacturing facility. Working closely with Manufacturing, R&D and QA colleagues you will provide supply chain knowledge to the team, assist with streamlining and managing all elements of the supply chain processes. Above all, you will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be passionate about working with people, and thrive in taking responsibility for delivering projects on-time to make real world patient impact.

Working at Luminate Medical

  • This is a key early hire at a rapidly growing company. You will have an opportunity to shape the development of multiple high-impact patient-facing products and gain first-hand insights into the growth of a start-up.
  • We offer a highly competitive salary comparable with multinational medical device companies (available on application), a flexible benefits package, alongside a company laptop, headphones, camera and teamwear.
  • We believe in quality of life in our products and for our people, offering flexible working hours and a generous vacation policy.

What You Will Do:

  • Take ownership of implementing the supply chain strategy and identify areas to optimise/improve the overall supply chain.
  • Liaise with engineers to forecast inventory consumption for manufacturing and R&D activities.
  • Foster and grow relationships with key component suppliers.
  • Assist and support data related to suppliers such as cost, lead-time and Minimum order quantities (MOQ).
  • Develop a mitigation plan for risks related to the suppliers of critical components.
  • Place orders for DV and trial and commercial builds.
  • Receipt and process supplier invoices and follow up on price discrepancies, and payment queries.
  • Drive supplier review process on an annual basis.
  • Manage logistics, customs and delivery of components.
  • Monitor component/consumable consumption rates.
  • Implement and manage onsite and offsite inventory control, including component storage requirements (Temp, RH) as applicable.
  • Liaise with QC for testing, release and generation of COCs for products.

Personal Attributes – The Ideal Candidate Is:

  • Creative: A creative problem solver who is enthusiastic about new ideas.
  • Open: You are willing to adopt, engage with and shape company culture in a positive manner. You can give and receive candid feedback in a constructive and positive manner.
  • Communicative: Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills. You are able to articulate ideas clearly and support ideas with evidence.
  • Self-Driven: You have a sense of urgency in your work, are resourceful and independent, and thrive when taking responsibility for tasks. You engage in ongoing personal development.
  • Organised: You can prioritise your list of tasks independently and ensure actions are completed on time.
  • Team work: You enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team, all working towards a common goal.

Experience Requirements – The Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • Qualification: Qualification in business, supply chain or purchasing.
  • Experience: 1-2 years experience working within a manufacturing environment in a supply chain, purchasing or warehouse management capacity:
    • Within an ISO13485 QMS or equivalent environment.
    • Liaising with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Experience working within a supply chain, procurement & manufacturing ERP system (e.g. SAP).
    • Strong word, excel and PowerPoint skills.
    • Ability to analysis spreadsheet data and create graphics to communicate key messages.
  • Supplier Engagement: Comfortable and confident communicating and managing external suppliers.
  • Organisational skills: Exhibit a strong ability to prioritise, organise and manage multiple tasks with strict deadlines.

Experience Advantages – It Would Be Advantageous to Have:

  • Qualification: Specific qualification in supply chain management or logistics.
  • Experience: 3-4 years experience working within a medical device manufacturing environment.

Don’t have all of these requirements?

Some people are less likely to apply for a role unless they are 100% qualified. Your experience, skills and passion will set you apart tell us what you have learned and achieved, whether personal or work-related! With the right mindset, many of the skills above can be learned on the job. If this role excites you, don’t let the description hold you back!