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Inventory Specialist

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.

Where you'll work:

Our Union City, CA facility is part of the Sweets division business, and is rapidly growing. We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented Inventory Specialist  to join our Maintenance Team and organize and manage the site spare parts physical inventory in compliance with with defined objectives.

What you''ll do:

As the Inventory Specialist - MaIntenance Dept. you will:

  • Perform regular reviews of parts usage and make sure CMMS database is updated as appropriate with proper part types, criticality, stocking quantities, min/max and other pertinent information.
  • Ensure all items are properly received and stored to appropriate locations.
  • Monitor parts quality and ensure suppliers are meeting specifications
  • Manage the addition of parts records to the CMMS as per approved parts naming conventions.
  • Manage the parts inventory organization and labelling for easy retrieval and functional effectiveness.
  • Make regular reviews, and remove obsolescent inventory in a timely manner.
  • Track and provide feedback on vendor performance and compliance with agreements.
  • Pre-kit parts required for planned work orders and coordinate this effort with maintenance planner.

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

Ability to define and verify general characteristics of the various maintenance parts.

  • Practical experience in a maintenance role in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • High level of computer literacy, including MS Office applications; experience with relational databases, and a CMMS in particular preferable
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interface well with others internal and external to the maintenance department
  • Strong organizational skills


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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