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Production Planner


Requisition ID 27329
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI


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.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Plans and prepares daily / weekly / monthly production schedule
  • Coordinate weekly schedule meeting with Production / QA and Work in Progress (WIP)
  • Plans and establish manufacturing sequences according to product characteristics / requirement 
  • Authorizing and releasing of daily production process order with full material in place, and work closely with Material planner for any Raw Materials related matters.
  • Working closely with QA for any rework assigning in process order and any product related issue that need immediate replacement.
  • Play a key role in facilitating emergent issues that impact on schedule and commitment. Work with functional team to find solutions and perform root-cause and gap analysis.
  • Monitoring production schedules in adherence to relevant requirements and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions to meet committed delivery dates
  • Liaise and interfacing with Operations on urgent orders to meet customers’ needs.
  • Liaise with cross functional team on BOM requirement / New products setup. Attend new product introduction call for schedule planning.
  • Achieve Finished Goods / rework inventory target set by Group, manage safety stocks & goods movement

Qualifications and Skills:


  • Recognized Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or any Business qualification
  • Minimum 3- 5 years’ experience in Planning roles in Supply Chain function
  • Good command of English, both written and spoken
  • Good working knowledge of ERP, MRP II and MS Office application skills. Experience in SAP PP module and APO will be recommended.

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