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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.

About the role

About the Role

Where You'll Work:

Are you ready to amp up your career in manufacturing?  If the answer is yes, you may want to join our Kerry Portland, ME facility!  We make liquid coffee extract that is used as an ingredient in many food and beverages, as well as the food service industry.  If you are looking to build a career in manufacturing with a facility boasting a 7 year safety record with ZERO LTI's, we might be the team for you.

Key responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

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. 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

Qualifications and skills

To be eligible and successful in this role, you will have:

•High School diploma or equivalent
•College degree in applicable field of study is preferred, but we will consider relevant work experience
•Minimum 4 years experience of demonstrated success in developing, driving, and implementing Continuous Improvement initiatives and accountability programs


Preferred Experiences and Skillsets: 
Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, drive process improvement while adhering to budget, Critical Thinking, Continuous Cost Focus, Technical Expertise, Influence and Delivery of Sustainable Results, Professionally communicate and influence all levels of the plant, Conflict Resolution, Leadership: accountability, supportive, and motivating environment; Interpersonal skills; and Time Management.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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