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Supply Chain Manager

North West England

  • Reference: 381891
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
  • Location: Runcorn

The Company:

Kerry is a company rich in heritage. It was during our modest beginnings as a dairy cooperative in Ireland that we developed our unwavering commitment to producing real and wholesome ingredients. Today, we have become a world leader in taste and nutrition for the food and beverage industry.

As we’ve evolved over the last 40 years and grown to meet ever-changing consumer demands and expectations, we have remained steadfastly committed to this early ethos.

Over the past four decades, our focus on changing lifestyles, the globalisation of food tastes and ever-evolving consumer needs has brought us to a market leading global position with operations in 130 sites across six continents.

Our relentless drive to innovate and develop new products to meet the changing needs of our customers has led us to create a network of Global Technology & Innovation Centres and Regional Development & Applications Centres. The centres provide unique leading-edge solutions at an unrivalled speed to market, helping to shape the future of food.

Kerry is embedded in cultures around the world. We have thousands of people on the ground in more than 30 countries across six continents, who all share one thing: a passion for helping make the world of food, beverage and pharma better for everyone.

We are, where you are. We have technology and innovation centres located across the world, supported by a manufacturing network of more than 100 locations globally.

We are Kerry.

The Opportunity:

The site is now looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to take ownership across the site of all Warehousing, logistics and planning functions. Providing Supply Chain expertise to members of the management team, this role requires an accomplished Supply Chain Manager. This role would also suit somebody who has a strong planning background providing they also have the people management responsibility. The 3 key elements to ensuring success in this role are:

•    A proven people manager, experienced in managing larger teams in a complex manufacturing environment
•    Strong communicator, able to influence on both an internal and external level
•    Experience in change management, able to bring the team with them on the Kerry journey and challenge existing processes/ opinions where appropriate

The Person:

In order to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working in either chemical, pharmaceutical or food manufacturing
  • Proven experience managing change
  • Ability to manage and motivate large teams
  • Influencing and communication skills to enable relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders

All third party cv's will be forwarded to Nigel Wright

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