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Production Supervisor - Night Shift - New Century, KS

Requisition ID 23532
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.

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

Our New Century, KS location is part of our Sweet and Cereal Division. We create chocolate coated confectionery items and some of the tasty treats found in your favorite ice cream flavors! 

What You'll Do

The Production Supervisor night shift role (5pm-5:30 am) is fundamental to our manufacturing team. You’ll be overseeing operations on the night shift  and supervising ~30 employees. You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating production activities with procurement, production, engineering and quality control departments to achieve minimal downtime/failures. We strongly believe in safety for our employees, products, and customers. 

On a high level, you'll:

  • Keep your team safe and communicate safety awareness to all employees
  • Partner with the quality assurance team
  • Manage the manufacturing process and ensure shop floor presence at all times
  • Develop your team and use effective communication so all employees have a voice
  • Continuously improve performance based on key performance indicators 

What You'll Need

  • High school diploma or GED and 8 years of experience is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment food or beverage experience is preferred
  • 3+ years managing an operations team
  • Work night shift (5pm-5:30am)
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge with computer applications such as SAP, Excel, Word, MAPICS, LIMS

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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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