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Supply Chain Planner

Requisition ID 24432 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-OO1 
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 25,000+ 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.

Key responsibilities of the role are:


Translates the demand plan into the Supply Plan based on the analysis of priorities and efficiency, taking into account the available capacity and maintenance preventive plan.

•Identifies problems, sets priorities and coordinates with material call off

•Makes proposals and prepares concrete plans to utilise production capacity optimally

•Sets up the production middle long term plan as basis for the monthly planning

•Collects, organises and analyses the order, production, and supply information

•Monitors/manages the availability of products and raw materials in middle long term

•Draws up the monthly planning, taking into account the availability of raw materials, capacity and contract manufacturers

•Adjusts the planning if changes occur in the orders, availability, capacity and raw materials

•Informs production/suppliers about the production plan

•Coordinates the possibilities for production in combination with (delayed) delivery to clients with Customer Care

•Translates the middle long term schedule into needs for raw materials


•Monitors the stock levels within the agreed stock policy

•Informs purchase (with regard to contracts) and material call off (with regard to the availability and delivery possibilities) about the need for raw materials, coordinates progress

•Composes various overviews and gives explanations

•Analyses and explains deviations

•Composes overviews in relation to expected orders and actual monthly production orders

•Checks and completes the purchase orders and determines the order amounts within certain rules

•Places orders by telephone or in writing, aligns delivery times or searches for alternatives in consultation with the relevant buyer

•Solves straightforward problems related to deliveries with suppliers and internal stakeholders, escalates complex problems to manager

•Draws up request for quotation and orders and the like and, after approval, takes care of internal distribution, archiving and dispatch in agreement with procurement.

•Controls order confirmations, invoices and the like and corrects where necessary

•Keeps the purchase archives and files up to date and provides the delivery times alerts.

Your Profile:




•Logistics or the equivalent

•2+ years’ experience in a (Supply Chain) planning job in the (foodstuffs and/or chemical) industry

•Knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulations ((food) safety, the environment and quality)

•Experience with the ERP (SAP) systems: ECC and APO

•Experience with MS Office

•Excellent written and spoken command of Dutch and English




Level of work and education & conduct:


•Work and education at Bachelor level

•Decisive & Result Oriented



•Process oriented

•Reliable & honest


•Stress resistant






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