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Frequently Asked Questions

The Society is a not for profit volunteer led organisation. It was founded in May 1981 by professionals working in leading Irish based companies and is a limited company registered in Dublin. It has developed significantly in the intervening years and currently has members throughout Ireland. IPICS has been instrumental in facilitating manufacturing professionals to keep abreast of the latest developments in manufacturing through its education, seminars and other training courses.

How to find a job?

Agencies, direct approach, LinkedIn, networking.

What are the typical Job titles in Supply Chain Management?

Planner, buyer planner, master scheduler, supply chain manager, logistics manager, materials manager, purchasing manager, procurement manager.

What are the usually specified job qualifications?

Bachelor’s degree in business, science or engineering plus CPIM from APICS or Purchasing certification if procurement role.

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I have found the APICS modules to be very beneficial to my career. The content is very relevant to any supply chain role. I enjoyed attending the cour..."[read more]

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