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CI Manager - Blue Earth

Requisition ID 21679
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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 Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing 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.

Where you'll work:


Join our Blue Earth, MN team where we create cereals, snacks and other ingredients to delight our customers. We have a true “work hard, play hard” culture and give back to the community we work in regularly through our Kerry employee engagement program. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.

What you'll do:


  • Coaching and training others in the use of TPM – total productive maintenance. 
  • Aligning the site KPI structure with functional and global metrics. 
  • Supporting the selection, execution, and reporting of key loss reduction initiatives at the site and eliminate barriers for the teams so they can see success and faster improvements.
  • Educating team members in the principles and tools of our continuous improvement pillars.
  • Being the process knowledge expert and develop in-depth knowledge of all technologies and processes onsite.
  • Auditing support.

What you'll need to be successful and safe:


  • Bachelor of Science degree related to Engineering, Business or Food Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of success in CI initiatives specifically TPM (total productive maintenance) 
  • 3-5 years in a production/manufacturing environment if no Bachelor's degree; if Bachelor's degree, then 1+ year
  • Experience in food, chemical, or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Knowledge and proficiency in processes
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Must be a self-starter with a positive, outgoing attitude!
  • Must be open to 10% travel.

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: Mankato

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