Manufacturing Systems Expert | Kenny Whelan

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Manufacturing Systems Expert

  • €48,000 - 55,000
  • Republic of Ireland, Macroom
  • Full time

Kenny-Whelan are sourcing a Manufacturing Systems Expert for our client , a Global Infant Nutrition manufacturing plant in Macroom Co. Cork


Permanent position with benefits . Working at a state of the art Sterile manufacturing plant in West Cork. Good site culture, great place to work. Easy access to the plant from the city side of the town, no going through Macroom town .

Contact Jenn Dinan on 0214665408 and email 


The Manufacturing Systems Expert will be responsible for executing manufacturing system related tasks to ensure the efficient and accurate management of stock and production transactions. The role also includes administrator duties on the Poka factory floor system.

We are part of a Global Group and the Macroom Supply Point is a strategic spray drying factory within the division as it is a major supplier of infant formula to other plants within the network.


·      Cycle counting checks and stock alignment across systems

·      Scheduled stocktakes outside of cycle counts as per defined frequency including annual site stocktake

·      Alignment of backflush materials and liaise with master data on factor changes if required

·      Consumption record verification in MES/SAP and TECO in SAP

·      Daily follow up and correction of ‘problem’ stock

·      Crashed iDocs/COGI errors resolution

·      Performing the required missing transactions in TKD or other systems 

·      New SOP/OPL creation. Coaching and training of manufacturing team on correct use of systems

·      Correcting incorrect product declarations across all systems

·      Liaise with finance for month end closure. Resolve any issue blocking the month process in a timely manner

·      Investigate any production orders with unexpected associated activities or consumptions 

·      WISE, Tekdan, SAP UAT/simulation testing

·      Assist other departments when they require MFG input in new system development or system improvement

·      Setup and training of new users on manufacturing systems

·      Setting up MFG systems for trials, new products etc

·      Liaise with WISE, DANIS, GEA. Logging and responding to tickets

·      Weekly attendance at Raws and Stocks meeting

·      Running, constructing and sending out reports as required

·      Changing WISE master data as requested

·      Poka system administrator: creating forms, setting up new plant structures in Poka



  • 1-3 years SAP experience in a manufacturing environment or similar
  • Relevant third level qualification
  • Knowledge of SAP modules and how they interact with a multinational organisation
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools
  • Proficient numerical ability to record interpret and analyse key process data
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills



All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence 

contact Jenn Dinan on 0214665408 and email 


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