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2023 Graduate Program North America - Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Requisition ID 41841
Position Type Kerry Graduate
Posting Type LI

How often can you find a multi-billion-dollar company that offers you flexibility to change in your career as your interests change? You just did. Kerry's unique culture and commitment to change in the food, beverage, and pharma industries offers support and opportunities as your interests and need to explore grow. If fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and global opportunities appeal to you, then introduce yourself!

About Kerry 

Kerry is the world’s leading taste and nutrition partner for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. We innovate with our customers to create great tasting products, with improved nutrition and functionality, while ensuring better impact for the planet. Our leading and proprietary consumer insights, global RD&A team of 1,000+ food scientists and local manufacturing footprint in 31 countries enable us to co-create with our customers across over 150 countries.  At Kerry, we are driven to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition, and will reach over 2 billion consumers with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030. 


ICT Overview 

Work as part of the Manufacturing workstream which covers the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and Warehouse. As a result, you will get exposure to the full end to end supply chain processes and systems used in a factory, as well as being part of our Digital Transformation journey from the start. 


Key Responsibilities 

What you'll do 

  • Help to design, build, test and deploy our SAP solution as well as key digital transformation initiatives by working closely with other team members and consulting partners. 

  • Actively own, promote and improve our technical solutions and associated processes for your area. 

  • Participate in our Digital Transformation journey through all phases of our programme lifecycle. 

  • Prepare for and partake in design confirmation on future enhancements. 

  • Prepare functional specifications for RICEFWs (Reports, interfaces, conversions, extensions, forms and workflows). 

  • Assist in generation of test scripts, carry out product testing and support user acceptance testing. 

  • Carry out the relevant activities in site preparation, cut-over, and post-go live support. 

  • Validate training material developed by the training team 

  • Actively live the Kerry values of Courage, Ownership, Inclusiveness, Open-mindedness, & Enterprising Spirit 


Qualifications and Skills 

What you'll need to be successful 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university in ICT, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, or other related discipline 

  • Strong project management skills with a continuous improvement and customer experience mindset. 

  • Genuine interest in understanding how a factory works end to end from a system technology and data perspective  

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively to all levels of an organization 

  • Excellent document writing skills (e.g. functional specifications, business process design documents) 

  • Experience in the preparation of functional design documents and test script 

  • Very strong analytical skills 

  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines 

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following manufacturing areas is a plus (Operations, Quality, Warehousing, Engineering) but not a necessary requisite 

  • Experience of working with users in a Manufacturing environment would be a plus 

  • Knowledge of SAP or a similar ERP system, either in a business or ICT role, is desirable. Previous experience with SAP modules PP/PI, QM, PM and WM, is advantageous 

  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 and the various technologies a plus 

  • A curious mindset 

  • Willingness to travel 

  • Minimum 3.25 GPA 

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here.

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