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Production Scheduler

Company: Kerry Ingredients and Flavours
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Production SchedulerRequisition ID 45299Position Type (US)Full TimeCareer Function Supply ChainRecruiterPosting Type DNIKerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.About KerryKerry 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.Where You'll WorkWith over 50 plants across North America, the Harrisonburg, VA, plant is a part of our Taste division. We feel good about our 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.1711 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, 22802-4518What You'll DoEssential Functions:This position will support the mid-term planning of production and distribution at a weekly and daily level. They will do this by utilizing our SAP system to focus on weeks 4 to 8 plan vs capacity. The Production Planner will take the final confirmed demand plan and check feasibility, as well as finalize a procurement and production plan.The successful candidate will also be responsible for maintaining relevant master data in SAP to ensure data accuracy, as well as developing tools to effectively communicate information as required.Production Planner Responsibilities:* Ensures a balance between supply and demand* Automates and optimises the planning process* Formulates term plans (4-8-week outlook) to ensure stock availability* Collaborate with all team members to share knowledge and participate in team related activities* Promote change in a positive manner* Participates in key projects when requested* Assist with the identification of requirements, issues, critical success factors, and progress.* Collect and maintain key master data for planning - lead-times, batch sizes, resources, calendars, and run rate determination* Alignment of OTIF factors with Supply and Transportation Planners during daily huddles* Create standard operating procedures and adhere to a maintenance schedule of these procedures* Prepare daily reports and updates as and when requiredSelf-Management* Keen sense of business and maintains meticulous transaction records.* Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental PoliciesWhat You'll Need To Be Successful And Safe* Strong knowledge of business administration, scheduling, and procurement* Strong organization and documentation skills.* Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets* Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system beneficial, SAP preferred* Understands MRP process* Knowledge of requirements and safety stock planning* Advanced analytical, planning, and problem-solving abilities.* Inquisitive nature that enjoys problem-solving and identifying business improvements.* Ability and willingness to grow and develop beyond current position.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to build strong interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization.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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