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Production Scheduler

Requisition ID 9014
Position Type FT Permanent
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:      Commitment | Teamwork | Excellence | Entrepreneurial | Value Creation

About the role

The primary role of Production Scheduler is to oversee the whole spectrum of production schedule in ensuring the production adhere to relevant requirements and make appropriate adjustment as per operation requirements.

Key responsibilities
  • Plans and prepares daily / weekly / monthly production schedule
  • Plans and establish manufacturing sequences according to product characteristics / requirement
  • Authorizing and releasing of daily production process order with full material in place.
  • Play a key role in facilitating emergent issues that impact on schedule and commitment. Work with functional team to find solutions and perform root-cause and gap analysis.
  • Monitoring production schedules in adherence to relevant requirements and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions to meet committed delivery dates
  • Liaise and interfacing with Operations on urgent orders to meet customers’ needs.
  • Liaise with cross functional team on BOM requirement / New products setup
  • Achieve FG inventory target set by Group, manage safety stocks & goods movement
  • Any other ad-hoc as per assigned
Qualifications and skills
  • Recognized Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or any Business qualification
  • Minimum 2- 5 years’ experience in Planning roles in Supply Chain function
  • Good command of English
  • Good working knowledge of ERP, MRP II and MS Office application skills. Experience in SAP PP module and APO will be recommended.
  • Possess strong planning and analytical skills and be able to take complex issues and break down actions for resolutions and working with tight deadlines
  • A solid communicator who can build strong relations and is not afraid to challenge decisions when see better alternatives or potential pitfalls.
  • Possess strong business acumen with deep Operational insight as well as an open nature and collaborative mind-set that enable working cohesively with people from different functions and levels.
  • A motivated and driven individual with the core competencies required to succeed in a demanding and challenging working environment
  • Good problem solving and decision making  ability to enhance workflow efficiencies and effectiveness

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