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Supply Chain Manager - Beverage,Taste

Requisition ID 23574
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
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

  • This role will be part of the Taste Integrated Operations Leadership Team. The role has ultimate responsibility for the management and improvement of the supply chain function within Taste business, specifically To develop and lead the Taste/Kerry supply chain team on delivering a feasible supply plan to meet customer expectations, while managing a set of supply chain KPI’s.  You will report to the Supply Chain Director and have multiple direct and dotted line reports.
  • Develop and integrate all recommended planning processes to the standardised expected WOW.
  • Manage the various aspects of supply chain activities, ensuring the delivery of value-add service to the business.
  • Manage supply planning, warehousing/logistics strategies (where applicable), raw material strategy, 3-18 month scheduling, transport and new product execution.
  • Management and delivery of agreed Supply Chain KPI's and process compliance with Kerry WOW and to drive process improvement to best practice.
  • Management of direct reports within the extended team both in a day-day context and also from an employee development viewpoint.
  • Lead/direct the team in the process of developing a supply plan which flows into the scheduling process, aligning procurement, raw material call-off and manufacturing activities to resource allocation while meeting customers’ expectations.
  • End to end Inventory management and stock control.

What you'll need to be successful

  • Bachelor’s Degree and additional post graduate educational achievements are highly desirable.
  • 5+ years of management experience and 5+ years in an equivalent role.
  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems is essential.
  • Travel 15-20% Post COVID.

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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