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Production Team Leader

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Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Portadown, ARM, GB

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 20447
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 

Division  Foods
Recruiter #LI-SD1


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

Our Portadown site in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland is home to several well-known dairy brands. Each year at this site we produce 6,500 tonnes of cheese and savoury snacks.

We are looking for a Production Team Leader to work on a Monday – Friday morning and afternoon rotating shift pattern.

Key responsibilities

The role of a Production Team Leader is to lead their team, ensure the team are engaged and they are high performing with a focus on communication, teamwork and problem solving.

As a Production Team Leader, you will act as the lead for your team which includes managing performance and development, this will also include labour availability against plan. You will be able to create and implement induction and training for current and new team members.  You will be part of ongoing project teams to continuously improve processes on site, whilst building relationships with internal stakeholders and functions that will support your team and department.

Qualifications and skills

You will be an experienced leader of people within a manufacturing environment and someone who wants to get the job done but to improve every day. You will be used to working within a lean environment and understand how to use problem solving techniques. You are resilient,confident and relish the opportunity to show not what you can achieve but what your team can achieve too.

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