Materials Planner

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Australia

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Requisition ID 50892
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter
Posting Type LI
About Kerry
Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.
About The Role
The Materials Planner will be responsible for the planning and management of raw material inventory levels in a way that is effective in meeting production schedule requirements, whilst taking into account overall supply chain efficiencies and working capital targets.
Work Location : Murarrie - Brisbane
Reporting to : Assistant Planning Manager
Key responsibilities
  • In conjunction with business systems, reports and production schedules, ensure the timely arrival / placement / confirmation of all material requirements from outside suppliers (purchase orders) and Kerry Group sites globally (Stock Transfer Orders)
  • Lead the resolution of any stock out issues to avoid compromising production and/or customer delivery deadlines
  • Support and participate in the commercialisation process through to launch of all new products introduced into the site.
  • Work closely with the Kerry Procurement Team and Kerry RD&A Team on material requirements and supply issues
  • Generate and report on weekly ‘At Risks’ materials and flag up projected stock shortfalls. Provide commentary on actions take to meet deadlines
  • Develop clear and robust action plans for slow moving stocks to reduce stock write-off risk
  • Manage, review and maintain relevant master data settings as it relates to safety stocks, MOQ / Ordering lot sizes and lead times. Work with suppliers and/or procurement on optimisation opportunities with view to maximise cash flow and meet agreed targets
  • Analyse system downloads to provide raw material requirement forecasts to suppliers
  • Support the vendor OTIF process and finalize OTIF results for allocated portfolio
  • Actively keep up to date on local trends and market conditions from the supply network and report on these changes in weekly Supply Chain forums to assist the organisation stay abreast of market conditions.
  • Actively seek out new sources for materials in the local market and build relationships with suppliers through assisting the opening of doors to the procurement team.
  • Assist procurement in obtaining corrective actions for supplier performance issues. Arrange, attend and participate in supplier performance reviews
  • Work with and develop expertise in material call-off planning using SAP ECC & APO modules
Qualifications And Skills
  • Candidate will be qualified to degree level in an Engineering, Statistics, Supply Chain, Business / Commercial discipline.
  • Fresh Grads are welcome to apply
  • A solid understanding of Supply Chain Theory coupled with hands on inventory/materials planning experience.
  • Strong analytical, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems is essential; SAP experience is a definite advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that exemplify professionalism in both internal and external environments and enables effective ways of working with people from different functions and levels;
  • Motivated with a drive to succeed in a demanding and challenging working environment;
  • Excellent problem solver with the ability to tackle complex issues and work to tight deadlines to achieve desired outcomes.
Competencies Required
  • A good communicator who can build strong relationships and is able to challenge the process to strive for continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that exemplify professionalism in both internal and external environments and enables effective ways of working with people from different functions and levels
  • Strong Analytical, Planning, Influencing & Negotiation Skills
  • Motivated with a drive to succeed in a demanding and challenging working environment
  • Excellent problem solver with the ability to tackle complex issues and work to tight deadlines to achieve desired outcomes
Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Australia

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Kerry
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Every day, millions of people throughout the world consume foods and beverages containing Kerry’s taste and nutrition solutions. We are committed to making the world of food and beverage better for everyone, and dedicated to our Purpose, Inspiring Food, Nourishing Life. At Kerry, we are proud to provide our customers – some of the world’s best-known food, beverage and pharma brands – with the expertise, insights and know-how they need to deliver products that people enjoy and feel better about consuming. Kerry is a company rich in heritage and resources. Over the past five decades, our focus on changing lifestyles, the globalisation of food tastes and ever-evolving consumer needs has brought us to a market-leading global position. Today, we are firmly established as a world leader in the food, beverage and pharma industries, with 22,000+ staff and 150+ innovation and manufacturing centres across 30+ countries. Learn more about Kerry: www.kerry.com
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