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Plant Manager - Union City, CA

Requisition ID 25202
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
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.


Where You'll Work

Our Union City site is part of our Sweet division and creates chocolates and other confectionery items for Kerry customers!


What You'll Do

You will set the tone and manage the food manufacturing plant, reporting directly into the VP of Operations. We are seeking a leader with a  track record of strong leadership, developing high performing teams, engaging with employees, and a leader who is a champion of  continuous improvement initiatives. 

 On a high level, you'll:

  • Be the driver for all manufacturing operations including the safety, production efficiencies, quality, customer service, employee development and financial performance of the plant
  • Hold the facility accountable by managing and executing plant processes to attain plant production and quality targets and ensuring achievement of all unit Key Performance Indicators
  • Deliver continuous improvement processes to ensure safety, quality, cost, and customer service goals are met and propel the plant and your career forward
  • Create and maintain an engaged and team-oriented workforce to meet business demands


What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA preferred 
  • 7+ years of progressive experience within food, beverage or pharma industries
  • 5+ years of proven experience in a Plant Manager Role
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent & developing/implementing continuous improvement initiatives and accountability programs
  • Demonstrated success assessing, developing and retaining top talent

Plant Manager, Food, Manufacturing, Director Manufacturing

33063 Western Ave, Union City, CA 94587


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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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