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Production Planning Detail Scheduling

Requisition ID 2301
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Other


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.


Key Responsibilities


  • Assure product delivery in time and form by means of an accurate planning and scheduling of production, maximizing efficiencies of production lines and managing optimal inventories.
  • This role is an Integral part of the marketing process because ir assures production in time of new launches. 
  • Ensure compliance with the KPIs with collaboration of other departments such as Production, Quality, Warehouse, Customer Service, Sales and Research and Development.


Education and Experience

  • Food Engineering, Industrial Engineering or any other ad hoc academic background.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Supply Chain as a production planner or similar role
  • Fluent in english
  • Knowledge in SAP, desirable



Other Requirements and Skills

  • Strong customer service and team collaboration skills
  • Excellent work ethic, organization, planning, and communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Able to work in high pressure conditions

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

Guarantee the delivery of finished product according to expected lead times to our customers and guaranteeing a satisfactory shopping experience through the efficient planning and programming of the production lines, complying with safety, quality and safety standards and making the supply chain.

Key responsibilites

• Perform analysis of finished product demand requirements based on historical, forecast and customer requirements.

• Carry out the planning and programming of the work flow between the different production lines according to the requirements of the clients and production sequence, generating a weekly and monthly production program.

• Review and coordinate the weekly and monthly production schedule with those responsible for production.

• Make decisions that allow us to comply with the SLA's aligned with the company's objectives, based on the daily analysis of compliance with the production program.

• Enter manufacturing orders into the system, identifying the missing raw materials with the Planning.

• Confirm internal customers through the use of OCR the date of product availability and / or status updates of orders pending delivery, facilitating effective communication with Customer Service to contribute to the management of a satisfactory experience for our customers.

• Perform analysis of the capacity of 3 months of the production lines to determine the needs of equipment, tools and personnel, minimizing expenses and complying with the dates required by customers.

• Implement strategies and activities to contribute to the compliance of area indicators, optimizing resources.

• Update and debug the parameterized information in the system.

• Support sales by attending meetings with clients when required.

Qualifications and skills


• Industrial Engineer, Bachelor of Business Administration, Food Engineer, Chemical Engineer, or related careers.

• Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position or minimum 2 years of experience as a planner or as production supervisor in the Food or Pharmaceutical Industry, working with multiple lines, products and SKUs.

• Knowledge of allergens, microbiology, Kosher, HACCP, BPM's, Quality Management Systems, EPR's.

• Advanced Excel domain.

• Advanced command of English language (oral and written)

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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