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Materials Planner (9 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Requisition ID 27132
Position Type FT Fixed Term
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership


Key Responsibilities:


  • Identify Materials Requirements Planning: Responsible for executing the Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) process on a daily, weekly basis to ensure production planning and scheduling requirements are met and having the correct materials in place at the right time and in the right quantities.
  • Responsible for calling of required raw material and tertiary packaging items based on production plan whilst adhering to centrally defined inventory policy
  • Create and Assign Purchase Orders: Responsible for Creating & Assigning Purchase Orders to all Suppliers on the relevant ERP system
  • Identifying Missing Material (Shortages): Responsible for Identifying any missing material (Shortages) and expediting the same at the least cost to ensure meeting production planning requirements, escalating where necessary.
  • Communicating to supplier about deliveries (pull in or push out) and related matter such as shipping documents.
  • Achieve raw materials and packaging inventory target set by Group, manage safety stocks & goods movement
  • Generate reports to monitor supplier performance, submit monthly usage

Qualifications and Skills:


  • Minimum Degree in any field
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Good command of English in both written and verbal communication
  • Good working knowledge of ERP, MRP II and MS Office application skills is highly preferred

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