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Production Group Leader

Requisition ID: 40949 

Position Type: (US)Full Time 

Recruiter: #LI-DS1 

Posting Type: LI 



About Kerry:

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world’s 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 Applied Health & Nutrition:

The Applied Health & Nutrition division presents a remarkable combination of technical capabilities, innovative applications and consumer insight understanding. Applied Health & Nutrition supports Kerry’s alignment with industry trends such as nutrition, clean label and food safety while the vast portfolio of advanced technologies serves the food, animal nutrition, biotech, fermentation and pharmaceutical markets. Customers come to us for our innovative ideas and integrated solutions, assured that Kerry is where it all comes together for our customers. A career here will offer you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

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.

About the role

Kerry is seeking qualified candidates for an, Production Superintendent role at our Baltimore, Maryland site to be responsible for direct and supervise all production related areas within the plant. Responsible for the scheduling of vinegar production and quality of the product. Responsible for safety and training in the plant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare work schedules and ensure proper staffing is maintained at all times.
  • Monitor all activities on plant production, filtration, transfer and storage operations and schedule activities to fit within plant staffing guidelines and product requirements.
  • Train plant personnel in all areas of OSHA, Regulatory Compliance, Kosher and Organic product requirements.
  • Some development of training materials and operating manuals is required.
  • Perform necessary accounting entries to record production and inventory on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Supervise and direct 8 employees which includes Vinegar Operators, Loader and Maintenance personnel.
  • Work with Plant Manager to monitor inventory levels of all critical raw materials and place orders in a timely manner to insure smooth production and storage utilization.
  • Monitor and oversee all operations to ensure compliance with Plant Quality Assurance Programs.
  • Maintain record keeping in accordance with current quality assurance programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years' management experience 
  • 3+ years' manufacturing experience 
  • 10% of travel or less required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (mechanical engineering, business administration)
  • Good Analytical and decision-making skills
  • 2+ years in food & beverage manufacturing 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 .

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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