Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-GA-Savannah
Requisition ID
2018-11992
Division
Kerry
Position Type
Full Time
Recruiter
JB1
Posting Type
LI

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

 

Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

 

Leading to better, together. 

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
  • Empowering our people
  • Promoting diverse thinking
  • Investing in innovation
  • Acting on sustainability
  • Embracing our differences

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.

Description and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading production staff to achieve production targets in a safe and efficient manner
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, warehouse, and quality departments to achieve and sustain results
  • Leads team members by managing and executing plant processes
  • Supports continuous improvement processes to ensure safety, quality, cost, and customer service goals are met
  • Maintains an engaged and team-oriented workforce to meet business demands

 

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study preferred or relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated success in developing/implementing continuous improvement initiatives and accountability programs
  • Demonstrated success assessing, developing and retaining top talent
  • Proven ability to drive process improvements, adhere to budgets, and maintain regulatory compliance

 

Proven ability to lead with the following key competencies: Critical Thinking, Continuous Cost Focus, Technical Expertise, Influence and Delivery of Sustainable Results

Qualifications

 

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Kerry is growing. We have grown every single year since our founding in 1972. As a result, we can offer career progression that matches your performance and aspirations. Former Quality Supervisors are now Quality Managers, Plant Managers, Regional Managers, and Directors.
  • Kerry offers an excellent total rewards package, including 401(k) contribution match, three weeks’ vacation in your second year, medical, dental, vision, an annual merit increase performance review, and competitive base salaries. 

 

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