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Production Supervisor

Requisition ID 12670
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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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.
Where you'll work

Join our Elk Grove Village, IL, production team where we manufacture Sweet products that will make your mouth water! Our united team has 160 people, and not to mention friendly work environment. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you! With over 45 plants across North America, Kerry offers career advancement opportunities as well as exposure to complex food manufacturing processes and automated, state of the art equipment. You will learn something new every day at Kerry!

What you'll do

This is not your traditional 1st Shift Production Supervisor role. This position offers complexity and challenges and allows you to have a strong presence on the operation floor! No mundane tasks here – every day is different. The 3rd Shift Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll be overseeing the production function, with at least 25 direct reports and managing 5-9 lines on 3rd shift. This is key to our success, and so are you.

 

Are coaching and developing employees something you’re passionate about? Do you have an eye for process efficiencies and continuous improvement? This is key to our success, and so are you! You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control departments to achieve sustained and improved efficiencies. We strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If this is something you feel passionate about, ensuring all employees uphold our quality and food safety procedures and policies, this may be the next great opportunity for you!
 

This role also requires attention to detail while completing daily tasks such as scheduling, reporting, and conducting regular visual line checks to insure proper dating, labeling, and packaging.

What you'll need

If you’re up to the challenge and have the following qualifications and background, please apply.

 

  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree or at least 3 years equivalent experience in a production/manufacturing or related field?
  • Do you enjoy a day shift and have a flexible schedule? 1st shift runs 5:00am - 2:00pm Monday - Friday and required to work some weekends if needed. This person will be responsible for an average of 45-50 hours per week.
  • Have you spent at least 3 years in a manufacturing or production environment (food/beverage manufacturing experience preferred)
  • Is your passion leading team members to achieve production targets in a safe and efficient manner?  If you have at least 3 years leading a production team, then we need you!
  • 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.
  • Do you have experience analyzing work order to estimate employee hours, as well as creating equipment operating schedules?

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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