Kerry Production Supervisor-3rd Shift in Clark, New Jersey
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
We have a Production Supervisor position in Clark, New Jersey. Our Clark facility plant is expanding to be more than 200 employees onsite as we are growing operations and investing capital on improvement projects. We are looking for someone comfortable working on third shift from 10:00pm to 7:00am and is flexible to work some weekends/holidays. Some of the responsibilities include:
Responsible for leading production staff (8 direct reports) 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
Hand off meetings, root cause analysis
Hiring, performance reviews, training, corrective action, team development & time keeping
Must be able to work 3rd shift 10:00pm to 7:00am
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in supply chain, manufacturing or related field
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
Local candidates preferred
Requisition ID 2018-14090
Position Type Full Time
Posting Type DNI
Posting Type CB