Nov 27, 2019

North America Regional Lead- Third Party Manufacturing

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Rome, GA, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 10938
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:

At the Kerry Center in Beloit, we are a leader in taste and nutrition for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.  We have approximately 700 employees at this location that perform various task such as finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care.  This location is commutable from major cities such as Milwaukee and Madison. 

What You'll Do:
  • Stakeholder management. Customers (Process Technology/RD&A/Business Development)
  • Requirement gathering and project scope development.
  • Resource management in a matrixed organization.
  • Third Party Manufacturing performance management.
  • Support other supply chain initiatives as required.
What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required (Supply Chain, Business or related field highly desirable). Graduate degree is preferred
  • 3 + years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food & beverage company
  • Demonstrated cross functional collaborations at all levels of leadership.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience managing 3rd party supply chain relationships
  • Experience with managing contract manufacturers operations and contractual relationships
  • Outstanding project management skills with a proven track record of successfully launching new products or managing technology transfers, preferably ones involving contract manufacturers
  • Excellent understanding of MRP systems and SAP and there use in scheduling
  • Strong knowledge of Food production supply chain principles as it relates to GMP, FDA, and Department of Agriculture regulations

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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