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Sales Planner

Requisition ID 20042
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Sales 
Recruiter #LI-MQ1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work

Our Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through our Kerry Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.

What you'll do

A critical customer intimacy champion role designed to evolve the customer experience and make Kerry an “easy to work with” organization and the “go to supplier” of choice.  Develops successful relationships with internal and selective, mutually agreed to external customers to enable Kerry’s growth agenda. Understands and analyzes the customer experience to ensure meeting Kerry’s service levels and identifies processes and procedures that can be improved to exceed customer expectations.

  • Manage key projects through the pipeline
  • Co-ordinate the Firefly leads to be most effective for the sales teams
  • Provide insights to the branded leadership teams on FS Street effectiveness
  • Work with customers directly to provide the information that is needed in a timely fashion “cutting through the red tape” (Tech Docs, Pricing, Customer QA, SC portals, rebates etc…)
  • Manage the process of Food Service Street Alignment with Food Service Master Data Management, Kerry Master Data Management, SalesForce, and Blacksmith
  • Subject matter expert in SalesForce
  • Manage customer portals and the integrity of Kerry data in the portals

What you'll need to be successful

  • Three years+ supporting Sales, Marketing or Customer Service; preferably Sales
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Sales, or related field preferred
  • Expertise with GS1 as well as proficiency with purchase orders 
  • Strong skills in MS Office application (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), particulary in Excel with Pivot Tables and V-Look ups.
  • Kerry institutional knowledge and experience working with Kerry systems preferred.
  • Be customer centric, highly organized with ability to manage and prioritize multiple situations.
  • Have analytical skills, provide recommendations and make decisions based on facts.
  • Strong communication and relationship skills internally and externally.
  • Team player, collaborative and adept at managing conflict
  • Beloit based preferred

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 .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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