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2022 Graduate Supply Chain Europe

We are Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company. We understand that consumers want delicious products made from trusted, authentic foods and flavours . Every day millions of people throughout the world consume foods and beverages containing our taste and nutrition solutions. We add protein to your post workout shake, we reduce sugar, while maintaining great taste and we have the know–how to replace the "baddies" in foods with wholesome ingredients. Join us and be part of the future of food.


Role Locations: 

• Charleville, Co. Cork, Ireland
• Hochheim, Germany
• Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
• Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
• Ossett, United Kingdom
• Portbury, United Kingdom
• Utrecht, Netherlands


*Please be advised that the business will consider you for all locations on application for this graduate position and locations are subject to change at any stage of the recruitment lifecycle. Kerry's Graduate Programme operates on the basis that candidates are globally mobile*.



Kerry is the world’s leading taste and nutrition partner for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. We innovate with our customers to create great tasting products, with improved nutrition and functionality, while ensuring better impact for the planet. Our leading and proprietary consumer insights, global RD&A team of 1,000+ food scientists and local manufacturing footprint in 31 countries enable us to co-create with our customers across over 150 countries.  At Kerry, we are driven to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition, and will reach over 2 billion consumers with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030.


Description & Responsibilities:

Supply Chain is at the heart of all operations from sourcing raw materials right through to delivering the end product to our customers. Working closely with our customers and our internal colleagues, we are able to manage one of the most complex supply chains. Previous graduates in Supply Chain have progressed into Supply Chain Management, Operations Management and Purchasing Management. In addition to the Supply Chain Graduate Development Programme, Kerry is also committed to your growth as a Supply Chain professional. We will support you to achieve either your CIPS or APICS professional qualification. Play an essential role in internal coordination between Production, Finance, Procurement and Customer Service, to ensure that Kerry can meet its customers’ demands through efficient balance of materials and the finished goods supply chain. Tasks will vary depending on the role but may include:

•    Supporting the management of the Supply Chain team, improving its effectiveness by implementing relevant Supply Chain principles, and challenging current practices.
•    Working on projects to ensure best practice Supply Chain roll out, while contributing to further site-wide challenges and other initiatives that have impact on Supply Chain across the business.

Desirable Attributes:

•    Minimum 2:1 degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business, Management or related discipline
•    Eligibility to work in the EU without visa restrictions

•    Exceptional problem-solving skills
•    Proven record of delivering on projects and achievement of results
•    Motivated self-starter with the determination and drive to succeed;
•    Strong leadership and communication skills
•    Strong ability to work well in a team and on your own
•    Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
•    Willingness to travel or relocate across the global Kerry organisation is a key requirement



Joining us means being supported by, and learning from, talented people who really care about what they do. You’ll get bags of responsibility early on, and we’ll be open to your ideas. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Our current CEO joined us as a grad. How far will you go?

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