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Kerry Production Supervisor (Melrose Park, IL, US) in Melrose Park, Illinois

Requisition ID 18296

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production

Recruiter #LI-DT1

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.

Where you'll work:

At our Melrose Park, IL, plant we feel good about our various batters and breading products that make our food taste better. 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

What you'll do:

The 3rd Shift Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll be overseeing the production function, with at least 18 direct reports. This is key to our success, and so are you.

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 ensure proper dating, labeling, and packaging.

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • Bachelor's Degree or at least 5 years equivalent experience in a food, beverage or pharma manufacturing environment.

  • Are you able to work Monday - Friday on 3rd shift and average between 40 to 50 hours per week?

  • Is your passion leading team members to achieve production targets in a safe and efficient manner? If you have at least 5 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 a "go getter" mentality and an entrepreneurial drive?

3141 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160

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 .

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