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Inventory supervisor

Company: Kerry
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID 19309

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production

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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 our Melrose Park, IL, plant we feel good about our various batters and breading products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you're looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you.

What you'll do:

This role would be responsible for the day-to-day management and detailed supply chain activities related to an existing food manufacturing facility. Utilizing the available ERP system, the right candidate would have exceptional planning and communication skills that is able to work in a highly demanding environment managing both detailed planning and continuous improvements initiatives. This would involve working with local and remote team members to ensure all customer service levels and planning KPI's are met.

* Responsible for the site supply chain strategy
* Provide leadership and direction to ensure all supply chain processes are consistent with company policies and expectations
* Develop team members to the fullest extent of their ability while maintaining positive engagement
* Establish planning control check points and processes to drive and uphold commitment & supply integrity of both raw material and finished products
* Ensure the right capabilities are in place to supply and deliver products as ordered, on time and in full.
* Owner of supply chain KPI and accountable for its delivery performance.
* Ensure material orders, inventories, production plans are properly managed including close monitoring of excess, slow moving and aging raw materials and finished products.
* Work closely with the Procurement on all raw material forecasting and contract requirements to material can be ordered without delay

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

* Degree in Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain with a Business / Commercial discipline
* Experience in food manufacturing environment with a deep Supply Chain Planning background
* SAP ERP functionality and system knowledge is critical
* Strong organization and time management skills
* Demonstrate relentless drive and determination to achieve success
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Possess exceptional planning and analytical skills and be able to take complex issues and break down actions for resolutions whilst working against tight deadlines
* Able to participate, influence and (on occasion) lead cross-functional site teams; Ability to work well with teams. Develop relationships inside and outside the organisation to enhance personal and company effectiveness.

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 .

Keywords: Kerry, Orland Park , Inventory supervisor, Professions , Orland Park, Illinois

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