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Supply Chain Assistant

Requisition ID 48586
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About Kerry


Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role


The Supply Chain Assistant role helps with supply chain management and the primary responsibility will be to support those around you.  This role is an entry level position into the supply chain world which gives the candidate the ability to learn specific supply chain practices and processes.  As a Supply Chain Assistant, you will have the opportunity to grow your career and have a meaningful contribution into the team around you.  This position will have a mix of day-to-day operational duties along with weekly and monthly projects. 

Key responsibilities


  • Support Supply Chain Production Planners and Raw Material Buyers
  • Attend & participate in daily tier production meetings
  • Provide analysis and follow-up to ensure all plant Service, Inventory and other KPI’s are met or exceeded
  • Work Closely with Supply Chain Data Analyst to maintain clean Master Data
  • Participate in Scrap at Risk Reviews
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams during weekly demand meetings to gather and analyze data on sales forecasts, inventory levels and production capacity to support an accurate production schedule
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and skills


  • 2-3 years of experience in manufacturing or supply chain
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities to interpret complex data
  • Understanding of supply chain principals and techniques
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access)

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 .

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name. 

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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