• Materials Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-ON-Brampton
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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

    Description and Responsibilities


    Primarily responsible for the acquisition of materials for production requirements whole goods by sourcing materials, obtaining quotes, placing orders and expediting materials where required. The Materials Coordinator role also supports the day to day plant operations and management team as well to provide back up support to each other including Shipping/Receiving roles. This job description is to be used as a guideline only, and may not incorporate all functions of the job.




    • For the purchase of good for use and resale.
    • Fulfill material list requirements through calculating quantities and purchase of materials
    • Record and monitor accounts with appropriate documentation
    • Advise appropriate internal departments of materials available
    • Identify changes affecting both the supply of and the demand for products and materials
    • Record all activity on appropriate job reports
    • Obtain and ensure NAFTA Certificates are completed as required

    Raw Materials / Finished Goods

    • Utilize shortage reports to identify inventory requirements
    • Obtain technical data from suppliers as required by Quality Control
    • Purchase all raw materials from U.S. affiliates that are required in manufacturing
    • Prepare all Customs documents required to import ingredients
    • Perform cycle counting and systems investigation to address any discrepancies in the system
    • Schedule tanks to ensure availability for deliveries


    Inventory Control

    • Perform accurate data entry to maintain appropriate inventory levels
    • Analyze and calculate inventory to ensure raw materials are received on schedule
    • Obtain up-to-date product and price listings
    • Track project inventory levels through reports to ensure levels are maintained at approved levels



    • Responsible for coordinating shipping to required destinations
    • Establish delivery schedules and monitor progress
    • Perform monthly area inspections for GMP’s etc.



    • Answering phones and understanding phone system.
    • Answering door, signing visitors in adhering to the Visitor Policy.
    • Preparing and sending couriers.
    • Mail - using mail machine and sorting.
    • Report all food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.


    Continuous Improvements

    • Maintain technical proficiency through participating in training and development courses
    • Participate with team in continuous improvement projects and suggestions
    • Adhere to the ethical standards implicit within the company



    • Computer literate in a Microsoft Office, AS400
    • PMAC Certificate(s) or relevant work experience
    • Minimum 2 years in a fast-pace environment with an inventory control focus
    • Experience with a Freight Management software



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