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Supply Planner

Requisition ID 34435
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
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

The primary focus in this role is on customer orders and supply planning to production. 

Key responsibilities

  •  Assessment of capacity and material status prior to any commitment of delivery dates to inter-company. Ensure intercompany orders, inventories, supply plans are properly managed including close monitoring of excess, slow moving, aging and phase-in and phased-out models.
  • 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.
  • Regularly review and update all relevant compliance to ensure order processing and shipping is operating in the most efficient manner
  • Achieve FG inventory target set by Group, manage safety stocks & goods movement
  • Establish planning control check point and processes to drive and uphold commitment & supply integrity
  • Manage intercompany queries relating to order and delivery commitment
  • Manage intercompany complaints and follow up corrective action

Qualifications and skills

  • Recognized Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or any Business qualification
  • Minimum 2- 5 years’ experience in Planning roles in Supply Chain function / customer care / logistics
  • 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.

Key competencies

  • 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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