Kerry Production Supervisor - Rotating 3rd shift in Jackson, Wisconsin

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

3rd shift primarily (Hours: 6pm-6am with flexibility, rotating days of the week)

  • Management of the Production team on a day to day basis

  • Management of the daily operational, safety, quality service and efficiency initiatives

Key responsibilities:

  1. Efficiently execute the production schedule

  2. Develop and maintain efficient SOPs in collaboration with the site engineers

  3. Develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant production department

  4. Communicate and enforce regulatory & Kerry standards within the plant

  5. Drive operational efficiency initiatives

  6. Manage the plant production department within budget.

  7. Positive working environment driving a continuous improvement theme

  8. Work in collaboration with HSE Team to ensure a safe working environment

  9. Responsible for manufacturing product to specification

  10. Responsible for minimizing losses

  11. Ensure food safety programs are instituted and followed

  12. Management through KPIs


Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.

2+ years of experience in Manufacturing setting.

Experience in food, chemical, or Pharmaceutical industry

Analytical skills.

Continuous improvement understanding.

Thorough understanding of unit of operations.

Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodology.

Exceptional Communication and interpersonal skills.

Team leadership and development.

Proven demonstrable success in leading a manufacturing team.

Skills in motivating, coaching & influencing others.

Problem solving. HACCP/food safety experience

Requisition ID 2018-14156

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter JB1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB