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3rd Shift Production Supervisor- MN Albany

Requisition ID 43483
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-AM1
Posting Type LI

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 the role

The 3rd Shift Production Supervisor will be accountable for leading direct reports to achieve shift production targets while maintaining a safe and efficient operation and producing products to established quality standards.

Key responsibilities

  • The success of this position will include coordinating production activities with warehouse, maintenance, and quality control departments to achieve sustained efficiencies.
  • The position will include implementation and compliance of new and existing policies and procedures.
  • Daily tasks for the position of Production Supervisor include, but are not limited to, personnel scheduling, conducting regular visual line checks to ensure proper production, dating, labeling, and packaging of product, reviewing production paperwork, collecting and tracking production data, and reporting information and variances to management.
  • Ability to analyze situations that arise outside of normal direct responsibility and make decisions how to proceed (including contacting other members of site management team as necessary).
  • May need to directly communicate with local regulatory, safety and health authorities in the event of a plant emergency. Responsible to make decisions to send employees for treatment in a medical emergency.
  • Identify operational needs; define approach, develop plan and implement plan; take action to address exceptional (non-routine) matters.
  • Meet production plan; negotiate or justify any changes to plan.
  • Identify and manage the resources (people, materials, equipment and capital) needed for efficient production.
  • Monitor and assess shift, crew and crew member performance.
  • Act as communication link between company, leads and crew.
  • Manage relationships with internal support groups and with external resources.
  • Identify and eliminate safety hazards; monitor crew member’s safety practices and adherence to policies. Leads will help with this process.
  • Delegate to Production Leads responsibility and resources needed to meet production goals (empower crew members); if necessary, assign jobs to crew members.
  • Evaluate crew members performance and progress, and communicate that performance and progress to the leads and appropriate crew members.
  • Coach and mentor Leads and help them empower crew members.
  • Manage the development of Production Leads and crew members’ technical, problem-solving, documentation, self-management and safety skills by deploying available resources (programs and people).
  • Select, orient and integrate new employees into crew, Operations and Kerry.
  • Advise Production Lead of technical problems.
  • Lead technical problem solving efforts.
  • Lead process improvement efforts.
  • Support Leads with documenting crew member’s ability, performance, work behaviors and progress.
  • Review, evaluate and document shift performance and issues.
  • Enter payroll exceptions into computer for crew members.
  • Actively participate in weekly IA production planning meetings.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelors degree from a 4 year college or university or equivalent applicable work experience
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Understanding processes and mechanics of production line equipment.
  • Ability to manage, train and develop employees.
  • Ability to multi-task and delegate functions.
  • Display creative thinking and deductive reasoning skills. Possess proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess computer skills including Windows, Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with GMP, quality, and hygiene standards for food manufacturing.
  • Physical ability to work in production environment with frequent bending, standing, stooping, walking, reaching, climbing, and lifting required

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

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 .                                                                                                         

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