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Supply Planner

Requisition ID 7231
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
Recruiter #LI-AD1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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

Our Savannah location creates liquid creates beverages for Kerry customers and brands.  We are fast packed, never dull moment manufacturing facility with culture of  accountability and teamwork.  We are also committed to supporting our local community.  Team members enjoy advancing and growing both personal and professional.


As a Supply Planner, you will be part of our supply chain team.  If you’re looking to build a career in supply chain with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.  As a Supply Planner, you will:



  • Monitor SKU levels and recommend initiatives to reduce inventory exposure
  • Raise awareness of any current risks for shortages or excess inventory to the business
  • Host aged inventory reviews and determine solutions to stranded or excess inventory
  • Place PO’s to maintain the proper inventory levels that will support service targets
  • Track Shipments from the suppliers to ensure on time receipts
  • Develop and execute plans to improve service levels on a domestic and international level
  • Lead Demand Planning regarding forecasting, service improvement, and inventory targets
  • Set, and actively manage initiatives related to quality improvement, service improvement and working capital targets.
  • Manage the sales and operations process





Key responsibilities

This Supply Planner role is an extremely important to us.  We will rely on you to plan, organize and coordinate production schedules in a manner that meets customer expectations within accepted lead time intervals.  As a team member we rely on you to efficiently utilize all production resource to improve yields and reduce time due to cleaning/changeovers.

Qualifications and skills

To get the most of this role at Kerry you’ll need to come with knowledge in Supply Chain ability to influence up, and we’d prefer if you had finance experience.  You’ll also meet these minimum requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.  We prefer a degree in Business.
  • Do you have Demand/Supply Planning, financial and inventory systems knowledge?  We prefer experience in this area as it will help jump start your career.
  • Do you experience in Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP?  We prefer experience in this area.
  • Do you have the ability to travel? Currently level of travel is limited.



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Planning, SAP

11 Artley Rd, Savannah, GA 31408

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 .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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