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Supply Chain Manager

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

This role will be part of the senior site leadership team. The role has ultimate responsibility for the management and improvement of the supply chain function on site. The role is to develop and lead the planning, warehousing, logistics, and purchasing teams aligning them with business and customer expectations. Additionally, the role manages a set of supply chain KPI’s set by functional leadership.

What would you do?

  • Manage supply planning, raw material call-off, scheduling, and transport roles within the department.
  • Management and delivery of agreed Supply Chain KPI's and process compliance and to drive process improvement to best practice.
  • Manage the logistics complaints process to a satisfactory conclusion using the defined process, linking-in with appropriate functions using RCCA methodology.
  • Management of direct reports within the extended team both in a day-day context and also from an employee development view point.
  • Lead/direct the team in the process of developing a demand plan which flows into the planning process, aligning procurement, raw material call-off, and manufacturing activities to resource allocation while meeting customers’ expectations.
  • End-to-end inventory management and stock control.
  • Ensure all costs are controlled adequately and in line with budget.
  • Support the S&OP process
  • Review plant performance to plan. Drive development and productivity actions.                                      

What will you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor´s degree with a lean toward Supply Chain and/or Operations
  • 5+ years of experience in a Senior Supply Chain role within a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in working with SAP in a manufacturing context is preferred.
  • People Leadership & Management experience.
  • Experience in working cross-functionally within a business.
  • Change management experience.
  • GMP training.
  • Value chain mapping.
  • Strong ERP and MRP comprehension and execution.
  • Complex, finite scheduling comprehension and execution

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .  

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