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Production Planner

About Kerry

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry Taste and Nutrition, it's all in a day’s work. 

Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day. 

Wherever you are, we can work together to create inspiring solutions that nourish life. 

About the role

Due to continued growth and demand we are looking for a Production Planner to join the Supply Chain Team at our site in Charleville.

Charleville is known for being the ‘Strings and things’ site and is currently looking at developing a 3rd production plant to keep up with the demand.

The successful Production Planner will be a key attribute to the development of the 3rd plant and will have exposure to various stakeholders throughout the Kerry organisation.

This role is a fixed term contract for 6 months with the opportunity to go permanent and progress within the Production team.

So what will I be doing?

  • You will own supply cost with various stakeholders in different levels in business,
  • You will cover scenarios of planning for supply updates,
  • You will be responsible for importing detail into SAP
  • You will be Responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating and giving final approval of the master schedule of products through the production process
  • You will liaise with various departments as needed to reschedule production to support business
  • You will Monitor KPI's, analyse costs and coordinate cross function teams to increase the plant efficiencies

What do I need to be successful?

In Kerry we understand that people have very different career trajectories and experiences. In order to be successful in this role we would be looking for the right competencies and aptitudes as well as your proven track record of success in a Supply Chain role.

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience in a lead supply chain planning role
  • Experience and understanding of GMP compliance and regulations
  • Previous experience with ERP systems preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

What's in it for me?

At Kerry, we believe in giving talented, curious people the opportunity to make a difference.  

We work as a team, searching for the best ways to inspire food and nourish life.  

We’re a community of innovators, working across disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. We want you to achieve whatever you put your mind to. 

In addition, we offer 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), health care cover, matched pension scheme (2%-10%), benefits platform offering discounts and cashback on major retailers and access to employee assistance program.



In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences.

One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life.

One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together.

We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.

Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit. We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

Get in touch today- we look forward to meeting you!

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