• Sr. Materials Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Calhoun
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  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


    Leading to better, together. 

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    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.

    Description and Responsibilities

    • Prepare and communicate the daily production schedule
    • Communicate with Customer Service on customer orders.
    • Work with Schedulers and prepare daily production schedules.
    • Coordinating schedules for production based on floor stocks and customer orders.
    • Coordinating the ordering of bulk and other raw ingredients per production demands.
    • Manage inventory and facilitate transfer orders for outside warehouses.
    • Review aged inventory on a monthly basis, and prepare month end report for Accounting.
    • Manage inventory levels on all raw ingredients, finished goods, packaging and rework.
    • Support and help manage shipping department.
    • Maintaining MPSP and MRP.
    • Improving the materials management function relating to planning, procurement and distribution.
    • Complete understanding of MAPICS - AS400 Mainframe Accounting System. Must gain full understanding of how information enters the system, where to find relevant information, how to run the reports, and how to interpret the system generated reports.


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Well developed interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to get along with diverse personalities while being tactful and mature.
    • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
    • Able to be a leader and motivator of staff while maintaining an environment conducive to working.
    • Knowledge of conflict resolution necessary to manage personnel issues on a daily basis.


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