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Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift

Requisition ID 6151
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter KW1
Posting Type LI

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

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

With over 45 plant across North America & Canada, the plant in Seattle, is a part of our Kerry Liquid Beverage division and has roughly 80 employees.

At our Seattle location we manufactures a wide variety of syrups and sweet sauces

Key responsibilities

The Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll oversee the production team, with up to 30 direct reports and develop a quality team that provides flavor enhancement products for our customers. This shift typically has limited management on site, and requires the ideal candidate to have a strong leadership background, and the ability to take initiative and make decisions in a timely manner. The Production Supervisor role directs and coordinates all the activities necessary for production of these products. The schedule for this role is 2nd Shift, 4:00  pm – 12 am+  with some flexibility depending on customer needed and for successful shift changeover.

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

  • A four year degree in Engineering, Science or Business, or minimum of Associated Degree and 2+ years Production Supervision experience will be considered
  • Experience with spray dry equipment or powder processing is highly preferred in order to be successful in this role
  • Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, drive process improvement while adhering to budget in a manufacturing/production facility, with knowledge of GMPs.
  • Proven ability to lead with the following key strengths: Critical Thinking, Continuous Cost Focus, Technical Expertise, Influence and Delivery of Sustainable Results

production supervisor, production manager, food, beverage


7224 1st Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98108

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 .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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