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2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Requisition ID 9867
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter KW1
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.
About the role

If you’re looking for career advancement opportunities and a fun, challenging role as a 2nd Shift Production Supervisor overseeing 15-20 direct reports, then this could be the position for you!   KERRY has over 47 production sites across North America & Canada.  Our Melrose Park, IL location creates various flour mixes and breading products for Kerry customers and brands and is part of our Kerry Baking and Blending Division with roughly 200 employees.

Key responsibilities

The 2nd Shift Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll be overseeing the production function, with at least 15-20 direct reports. 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.

Qualifications and skills

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


  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree with 1+ years of experience as a Production Supervisor? If you do not have a Bachelor’s Degree, that’s ok! You would need at least 5 years of prior experience as a Production Supervisor to be successful in this role.
  • Do you have a flexible schedule and enjoy working 2nd shift? 2nd shift runs from 2:00pm – 10pm Monday – Friday and every other Saturday. This position averages 50-60 hours per week.
  • 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?
  • Do you have experience tracking and reporting on production KPI’s?
  • Food, beverage or pharma manufacturing industry experience is required

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: Chicago

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