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APMEA Graduate Opportunity - Supply Chain

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Date: 13-Aug-2019

Location: Cikarang, JB, ID

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 4638
Position Type Kerry Graduate
Recruiter #LI-KB1
Posting Type LI


At Kerry, our mission is to help nourish and delight consumers across the globe. Since our start as a dairy co-operative in Ireland in the 1970s, we've grown to employ over 24,000 people in more than 30 countries. Although we continue to provide dairy to the world, our expertise and offerings now include the customisation and production of ingredients, flavours and technologies across the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.

All day, every day, we draw on our values of Commitment, Teamwork, Excellence, Entrepreneurship and Value Creation as we partner with other industry leaders to bring better food, beverage and pharma products to consumers around the world. With over 4,500 employees across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA), Kerry has many exciting opportunities at our many Development & Application Centres, Sales Offices and Manufacturing sites. Spread over 18 countries – and growing – Kerry plays a large role in supplying food & beverage solutions to this diverse region.


About the Role:


This is an opportunity for an ambitious individual to work in the role of Supply Chain Analyst. The main purpose of this role is to drive supply excellence for Customers in APAC region; to manage the order review process to ensure all orders are delivered on time and in full, in accordance with business and customer expectations. This is an integral role with the Supply Chain department to ensure the team meets and exceed all order management KPIs such as, OTIF (On Time In Full), MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity) and Lead Time adherence as well as provide full transparency within the Kerry Management team by providing weekly status reports and commentary.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Chair meetings to ensure cross-functional attention around customer order status and service level
  • Highlight customer orders in review status, potential miss, recording of reason code, root cause analysis and follow up & ensuring clean order data that reflects reality in terms of supply (promise date, shipping date, ETA)
  • Cross-functional escalation for pending / urgent / delayed orders
  • Weekly executive reporting to business management and commercial teams
  • Daily maintenance and consolidation of open order overview, including maintaining models and process to capture status / reason code / comments
  • Identify opportunity for putting sustainable supply fixes in place


Person Specification:


  • Minimum second upper honours or its equivalent in Supply Chain / Science related field / Business / Statistics / Mathematics
  • Fresh Graduate or with less than 1 year working experience who is able to demonstrate a keen interest in Planning / Supply Chain role in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment
  • Active involvement in co-curricular activities
  • Good MS Office (particularly MS Excel) and systems experience
  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills, to enhance workflow efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal skills, assertive, independent and self-motivated
  • Strong influencing, negotiating, presentation and communication skills practised routinely and cross-functionally
  • Need to have tenacity in chasing up on any foreseen issues
  • Result oriented and able to drive team results to meet Inventory KPI 

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