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2nd Shift Production Supervisor

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

Join our Portland, ME, production team where we manufacture liquid coffee extract that go into various food and beverage products that make our food taste better! Our united team has 100 people, and not to mention friendly work environment. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you! With over 45 plants across North America, Kerry offers career advancement opportunities as well as exposure to complex food manufacturing processes and automated, state of the art equipment. You will learn something new every day at Kerry!

What you'll do

This is not your traditional 2nd Shift Production Supervisor role. This position offers complexity and challenges and allows you to have a strong presence on the operation floor! No mundane tasks here – every day is different. The 2nd Shift Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll be overseeing the production function, with at least 7 direct reports.

 

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. You’ll be responsible for change management and influencing behaviors and mindset to meet our Kerry standards. 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.

What you'll need
  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree or at least 3 years equivalent experience in a production/manufacturing or related field?
  • Are you a night owl with a flexible schedule? 2nd shift runs 2:00pm - 10:30pm Monday - Friday and required to work Saturdays.. This person will be responsible for an average of 50 hours per week.
  • Have you spent at least 3 years in a manufacturing or production environment (food/beverage manufacturing experience preferred)
  • 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?


Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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