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Materials Planner

Requisition ID 37108
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-JT1
Posting Type LI


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.

About the role

As a Materials Planner, you will manage the material ordering process (both raw materials and imported finished goods) to meet target stock levels and agreed customer and/or production dates. The Materials Planner will also manage slow moving and aging inventory reduction plan and mitigate the risk of excess & obsolescence. 

You will increase the materials planning service level through:

  • lead-time & MOQ reduction and ensuring AOS (availability of supply)
  • identifying cost and risk implications due to customer order changes
  • implement mechanism to capture and recommend solutions on materials management

Key responsibilities

  • Execute MRP weekly basis and monitor / review materials (raw materials and packaging materials)
  • Triggering POs to be issued at right time, quantities , and location
  • Ensure optimum inventory level including aged raw material and packaging material review
  • Ensure timely response to customer orders requirement
  • Prepare monthly forecast to a certain suppliers
  • Coordinate for materials inter and intra plant transfer and request
  • To support new scale up project with coordination with cross function
  • To work out contingency plan to minimize / cover ad-hoc issue (quality, shipment delay ..etc)
  • Review safety stock for materials on regular basis
  • Other tasks as assigned by direct superior

Qualifications and skills

  • Diploma / Degree in Business / Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Minimum of one year working experience in related field
  • Knowledge in ERP/MRP/SAP will be advantage
  • Proactive in manage daily task and problem solver

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