Nov 06, 2019

Supply Planner

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Chicago, IL, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 10492
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
Posting Type DNI

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.

Where You'll Work:

The Commerce, CA manufacturing plant is in the Taste business unit and they have new technologies and R&D is on-site. This plant has dynamic customers and we are looking for a good Supply Chain leader who will take the site to the next level. There's lots of opporutnity at this site to make a difference.

What You'll Do:

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:


  • Review daily MRP Material Activity Report and develop a Master Production Schedule that satisfies customer service expectations while reducing repeat productions and unnecessary cleanings. 
  • Reviews material availability and creates, releases and schedules production based on customer needs and material availability. 
  • Optimizes inventory by making the most efficient use of partial lots (raw materials and finished goods)
  • Interactions with stack holders such as Quality Control regarding production problems.
  • Periodically review inventory status and master data in ERP system. 

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.

What You'll Need:

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 Supply Chain, Business, or Finance
  • Do you have Planning experience?  We prefer 2-4 years of experience in this area as it will help jump start your career.


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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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