Supply Planner – Full Time – Runcorn

  • Permanent
  • Runcorn
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Cheshire
  • Salary: £NEG


Requisition ID 26202 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-JP1 
Posting Type LI 


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 25,000+ 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.

About the role


We are currently recruiting for a Material Controller to join the Supply Chain team at our Runcorn ‘Wet’ Taste & Nutrition plant.

Key responsibilities


Create and assign purchase orders 

Create and assign STO’s for intercompany transaction.

Identify raw material shortages and take necessary action to expedite supply.

Liaise with Suppliers, Procurement, R&D, other supply chain team members to minimise schedule disruption due to raw materials issues.

Provide freight quotes to commercial team as requested.

Ensure accurate documentation from suppliers and forwarders.

Maintain good relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders to support business activity.

Manage surplus inventory exposure.

Manage aged stock exposure.

Periodically review master data to ensure system data integrity.

Qualifications and skills


Strong experience in planning roles in the Supply Chain function.

Good working knowledge of ERP, MRP II and MS Office application skills. Experience in SAP PP module and APO is highly advantageous.

Advanced MS Office and systems skills.

Strong planning and analytical skills and ability to take complex issues and break down actions for resolutions.

Ability to work with tight deadlines.

A solid communicator who can build strong relations and is not afraid to challenge decisions when see better alternatives or potential pitfalls.

Possess business acumen with deep operational insight as well as an open nature and collaborative mind-set that enable working cohesively with people from different functions and levels.

A motivated and driven individual with the core competencies required to succeed in a demanding and challenging working environment.

Good problem solving and decision-making ability to enhance workflow efficiencies and effectiveness.

Salary: £NEG

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Runcorn

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