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Inventory Planner

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

With over 50 plants across North America, the Harrisonburg, VA, plant is a part of our Taste division. We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you.
1711 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, 22802-4518

What You'll Do


Inventory / Cycle Count Planner Responsibilities:

  • Timely and Safely complete responsibilities
  • Cycle count materials based on the “ABC” grouping system which will be monitored by the Materials Manager
  • Research inventory discrepancies and submit accurate inventory and bin location reports.
  • Assist in determining root causes on inventory discrepancies and help implement corrective actions to eliminate repetitive errors.
  • Responsible for answering CS, Warehouse, Production and Engineering inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Assist all Warehouse Pullers locate materials.
  • Be able to carefully and safely drive the order picker and other warehouse equipment.
  • Always maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Any other tasks or projects may be assigned by Supervisor or Manager.
  • Create and own physical inventory charter for mid and annual counting


  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Assertive, resilient and welcomes change
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together
  • Proactively contributes to the team
  • Actively committed to team’s development
  • Is self-aware and optimistic
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings


What You"ll Need To Be Successful And Safe

To be successful as the Inventory / Cycle Count Planner, you should be able to critically assess and maintain inventory accuracy, not only at the primary facility but also external warehouses.
Ultimately, an outstanding Inventory / Cycle Count Planner has a keen understanding of the impacting factors to a business with the maintaining of an accurate inventory.

Inventory / CC Planner Requirements but not limited to:

  • Minimum 1-year experience (3 years preferred) inventory experience as “Owner” of inventory
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization and documentation skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to squat, sit, stand, walk, reach daily and as needed to perform all job functions
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Perform different job functions within the organizations warehouse department
  • Must be able to follow procedures, best practices and report unsafe and unprofessional behavior
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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