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Production Scheduler

Company: Kerry Ingredients and Flavours
Location: New Century
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Production Scheduler

Requisition ID 25811

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production

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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

Our New Century, KS location is part of our Sweet and Cereal Division. We create chocolate coated confectionery items and some of the tasty treats found in your favorite ice cream flavors! Our employees care - about their community, their team and take pride in creating 35,000 pounds of chocolates every day!

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for Detailed Production Scheduling and the control of Finished Goods inventory levels.
  • Responsible for capacity requirements planning and material requirement planning to ensure the execution of the detailed production schedule and for initiating any related corrective actions, if necessary.
  • Responsible for preparing production/process orders aligned with the detailed production schedule and based on the approved Bill of Materials.
  • Responsible for maintaining Master Data associated with the detailed production schedule and based on the approved Bill of Materials.
  • Responsible for the timely communicating the detailed production schedule to the Production Supervisors.
  • Responsible for timely resolution of short-term production planning problems, in consultation with related Functional teams: Quality, Operations, Logistics, and Customer Service
  • Responsible for scheduling urgent requirements, such as re-pack, re-pallet, re-inspect, etc.
  • Responsible for Back-order processing and timely communication with Customer Service Representatives.

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • At least 5 years of experience in Production Planning required, or a
  • Degree in Operations, Finance, or Business with at least 2 years of experience in Production Planning
  • Enterprise Resource Planning knowledge and Material Requirements Planning experiences.
  • Inventory management experience involving Finished Goods, Intermediates, and/or Raw Materials.
  • Strong Excel skills required, including: Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF, etc.
  • SAP experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification is a plus.

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 Ingredients and Flavours, Olathe , Production Scheduler, Other , New Century, Kansas

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