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2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Requisition ID 29063
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

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.

About the role

About the Role

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor will manage the day to day operations of the production team and production schedule. 

This is a 2nd shift role working Monday - Friday 2pm-11pm 

Key responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain efficient SOPs in collaboration with the site engineers.
  • Develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant production department.
  • Communicate and enforce regulatory & Kerry standards within the plant.
  • Management through KPIs.                                                                                                                                             


  • Ensure consistent enforcement of Safety policies including PPE use      
  • Responsible for appropriate safety trainings and safety communications to employees
  • Ensure timely (24hrs) incident reports are filled out with details of incidents to aid in quicker resolution of the issues
  • Involvement in Safety walk-through audits to ensure appropriate operator participation and ensure appropriate follow-up is taken on findings


  • Ensure the close adherence to the production schedule in compliance with our quality standards 
  • Ensure consistent communication and enforcement of company Quality policies, GMP compliance, and all Food Safety regulatory standards
  • Ensure that all processing equipment is properly sanitized and CIP'D before manufacturing starts


  • Continuously improve performance based on the key performance indicators
  • Operational efficiency measuring uptime performance.
  • To achieve world class uptime, constantly determine sources of unnecessary downtimes in changeover, breakdown, quality procedures and organization

Qualifications and skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree and or equivalent work experience required
  • 5-7 years supervisory/management experience in a manufacturing environment required, food

manufacturing preferred

  • English language proficiency
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred
  • Track record of problem solving
  • Strong organizational skills and autonomy
  • Leadership and outstanding communication skills
  • Computer literacy required
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
  • Ability to operate in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt in a changing work 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: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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