Supply Chain Analyst - May 2018 Graduates
Beloit , Wisconsin
October 18, 2017
Company Overview

Kerry develops, manufactures and delivers the largest and most innovative portfolio of Taste and Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients and Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. With revenue exceeding $7.5 billion annually, and customers in 140 countries, we help develop products that delight and nourish consumers across the globe.

Kerry's history of industry and customer commitment, our employees' entrepreneurial spirit, and our team-based approach to value creation has established a solid foundation from which we will build new growth. If you want a work environment where accountability, agility and continuous improvement are part of daily life, we want to talk with you.

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.

Description and Responsibilities

At Kerry, we hire recent graduates into real roles with real responsibilities from day one. The Supply Chain Analyst position will be based at the Kerry Center in Beloit, WI and will work under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager and Director of Supply Chain to help meet corporate, business unit, and department objectives and goals.

The Supply Chain Analyst supports the business by preparing, analyzing, monitoring and reporting on performance metrics. Ensuring data accuracy and developing tools to effectively communicate information are keys to the position. The individual must have the ability to multitask, analyze, troubleshoot, make recommendations, and implement solutions within the business.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Support Business Objectives
    • Develop and improve technical skills to perform analysis quickly and efficiently
    • Collaborate with all team members to share knowledge and participate in team related activities
    • Promote change in a positive manner
    • Be the Supply Chain to Supply Chain contact for top customer accounts
    • Maintain a rolling 12 month demand plan in Demand Solutions and load it into Mapics (required for MRP / MPSP)
    • Complete acquisition due diligence analysis
    • Participate in and be the supply chain lead on key projects

Data Maintenance and Project Work
    • Work with Regulatory on bill of material corrections and formula structures
    • Coordinate data for product transfers from a supply chain perspective, and other projects as needed
    • Assist plant sites in implementation of forecasting and other system tools
    • Process Commercialization (new item setup)

    • Develop inventory projections 2 times per month
    • Produce customer reports
    • Complete monthly supply chain root cause analysis for inventory, aged inventory, expired inventory, and service metrics
    • Aid in the development and monitoring of performance metrics
    • Work with plant operations teams to meet inventory targets while maintaining customer service levels
    • Develop standard weekly and monthly supply chain reports to monitor business
    • Produce capacity reports monthly and work with material managers to review

Develop Supply Chain Expertise to Support Kerry's Talent Pipeline
    • Work hands-on in a variety of supply chain functions including logistics, demand planning, forecasting, and materials management
    • Actively participate in technical, business, and professional development for early career professionals
    • Complete job shadowing rotations with overlapping functions including Finance, Human Resources, Maintenance and Production


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Operations Technology, Accounting, Finance, Applied Economics, Business Management from a 4 year accredited college or university
  • Overall Grade Point Average 3.0/4.0
  • Advanced analytical, planning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Inquisitive nature that enjoys problem-solving and identifying business improvements.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work in a fast moving, demanding environment.
  • 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.
  • Supervisory experience or hands-on experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is preferred.

All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. All individuals will be required to be mobile and work at more than one Kerry site through the USA. Employees must have reliable means of transportation to and from work.

Successful candidates will be mobile as travel and relocations are expected. Initial locations are available nationwide, and will be determined upon offer.

A little about us:
To delight and nourish consumers across the globe.

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