Production Materials Planner/Buyer

Position Overview

This role will be based in our Production Organisation and will be responsible for ensuring Materials are procured for production and control of stocks/materials in the production area.

This Role will support our Engineering team and the production team whilst working with cross functional departments and suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective supply of Aircraft Materials, all the time ensuring a seamless supply chain process from ordering to delivery.



  • Place purchase orders with the best price for materials for Customer projects and plan for the arrival of shipments to production department in an aviation environment.
  • Review Bill of material provided by engineering dept. or Customers for purpose of quotation for Sales proposals.
  • Procurement and planning of Material based on the Engineering Bill of Material (BOM) for contracted projects.
  • Knowledge & operational use of online order portals
  • Develop and maintain excellent, positive business relationships with partners, customers and internal and external stakeholders to ensure targets are met.
  • Responsible for tracking Material from suppliers to the dock by liaising with transport and warehousing ensuring on time arrival.
  • Liaise with Customs clearance and other applicable Custom duties as they pertain to location.
  • Locate stock into the correct locations in accordance with required procedures.
  • Ensure paperwork for shipments, COC’s are maintained and stored correctly
  • Deliver innovative continuous improvements to ensure customer satisfaction, quality of service and ensure competitiveness is maintained in line with business expectations.


  • Motivated self-starter with Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision to tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency on ILS, Airbus, Boeing and online order portals an advantage
  • Experience in maintaining records of incoming and outgoing materials and stock control with excellent focus on attention to detail.



  • Excellent computer skills including Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Materials qualification would be an advantage. (IIPMM /IPICS)
  • Previous experience of ERP systems.


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  • Job title Production Materials Planner/Buyer
  • Reports To POA Manager
  • Location Shannon, Co. Clare
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