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Production Supervisor - Calhoun, GA

Requisition ID 14429
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI

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.

Where you'll work

The Calhoun facility uses state of the art technology to make bread, grind the bread to the customer specifications and ability to add any number of spices, favors and/or colors according to the formula.​ The Calhoun, GA manufacturing plant has 4 production lines: 2 dry blending (flour, spices, others) and 2 breader lines (flour and water to create a dough. Bake, grind, and bag). 24/7 operations. The plant will be installing two additional lines in 2020 and we need your expertise and motivation to be successful.

What you'll do

The 3rd Shift Production Supervisor (5:15pm-6:45a, rotating shifts, working every other weekend) is fundamental to our team and you’ll be overseeing the production function with 20 + direct reports. We are looking for someone that's driven, has grit, and who is  motivated to enhance their career potential and progress to the next step. You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control departments to achieve sustained and improved efficiencies.

On a high level, you'll:

  • Motivate and influence others. Are you able to influence others without having authority?
  • Be accountable for all of the equipment in the facility
  • Schedule products, monitor the system, and become a resource for the facility including systems such as PRISMA

What you'll need

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree and 3+ years' experience in a food and/or beverage production/manufacturing environment? If you don't have a degree, it's ok! You would need minimum 5 years of experience in a Production Supervisor role and a high school diploma or GED.
  • Are you a night owl with a flexible schedule? 3rd shift runs 5:15p-6:45am, rotating days of the week, working every other weekend)  
  • Is your passion leading team members to achieve production targets in a safe and efficient manner?  If you have at least 3-5 years leading a production team within the food and/or beverage industry, then we need you! This is a fast paced environment
  • Is the best still not good enough? If continuous improvement for safety, quality, cost and customer service goals keep you up at night then apply now
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge with software applications and systems such as SAP and PRISM

221 Salem Rd. SW, Calhoun, Ga. 30701

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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: Calhoun

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