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Production Group Leader

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


We are looking to recruit a Production Group Leader who can lead a cross functional team to deliver the Production Stream specific goals.


Lead the Production Stream team to ensure they are engaged and high performing with a focus on problem solving and team work and build trust through effective leadership and the skilled application of people management processes and open 2 way communications.


Key responsibilities


  • Standard Development & Standard Confirmation


  • Facilitate & Execute Continuous Improvement


  • Organise & Optimise Labour
  • Manage process reliability
  • Analyse & report conversion performance metrics
  • Manage Quality
  • Project Design & Delivery
  • Manage Health and Safety
  • Manage Maintenance


Qualifications and skills


  • Proficient written, numerical and verbal skills and fluency of English language 


  • Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data. 


  • Experience of managing a team in a process environment 


  • Understanding and ability to apply in live situations the principles and tools of lean manufacturing


  • Knowledge & understanding of manufacturing processes.


  • Understanding of the people processes needed to build high performing teams.


  • The ability to identify and actively plan improvements.


  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to be successful in a changing environment


  • Leadership: Thoughtful leader who lives the core values of Kerry PVV, KPS, respect and Teamwork


  • Effective communicator who facilitates bottom up and top down communication channels


  • Team facilitation/coaching




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