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Supply Chain Dir (Bus/ Ctry)

Requisition ID 38714
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
Recruiter #LI-AM1
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

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

Responsable of performing various complex analyses and studies to drive Supply Chain performance and continuous improvement.This role is heavily data-dependent and requires an individual with demonstrated ability for advanced analytics, reporting, data management, and project management skills.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop a broad knowledge of supply chain planning and operations support to become the subject matter expert and ensure progression to the next level in career path.
  • Work with supply chain manager on an annual basis to improve and populate Demand, Supply and inventory models and gain buy-in from key stake holders. Monitor throughout the year and report on variances to budget.
  • Develop and prepare presentations for the monthly S&OP meetings in a clear and succinct manner to help identify, initiate, support and drive improvements in the S&OP process.
  • Initiate, support and independently manage continuous improvement projects from start to finish in compliance to industry best practices.
  • Mine data from various sources on a daily and weekly basis and make use of the Microsoft Office suite of products to develop and display information accurately and clearly.
  • Perform and present scenario analyses, with the appropriate financial backup, to help identify exceptions and concerns, as well as alternative solutions to ongoing business concerns.
  • Develop Processes, tools and reports to enable and support daily supply chain performance.
  • Create, foster and manage relationships with internal business partners, providing analytic and reporting support, to identify process gaps and propose solutions.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree ( Supply Chain desirable )
  • Supply Chain Management Experience within food manufacturing.
  •  APICS (CPIM/CSCP) is a plus 
  • Good experience in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access and ERP systems.
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Project Management preferred. 
  • Communication
  • Persuasive and flexible 

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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