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Production Manager

Requisition ID 47315
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

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

Management of the Production team on a day to day basis

Management of the direct spend associated with production

Key responsibilities

  1. Efficiently execute the production schedule
  2. Develop and maintain efficient SOPs in collaboration with the site engineers
  3. Develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant production department, both supervision and operators
  4. Communicate and enforce regulatory & Kerry standards within the plant
  5. Drive operational efficiency initiatives 
  6. Manage the plant production department within budget.
  7. Positive working environment driving a continuous improvement theme
  8. Work in collaboration with HSE officer to ensure a safe working environment

Qualifications and skills

BS/MS in Engineering, Business, Food Science

HACCP and food safety experience.

Experience in food, chemical or pharmaceutical industry.

Analytical skills.

Continuous improvement understanding.

Thorough understanding of unit of operations.

Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodology.

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 .                                       

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.                                                                   

Nearest Major Market: Binghamton

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