Kerry Production Supervisor in Savannah, Georgia
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
The Production Supervisor position is located at our beverage plant in Savannah, Georgia.
Key responsibilities include:
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
Hiring, performance reviews, training, coaching & mentoring of up to 60 hourly employees
Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study preferred with 5 years of manufacturing experience or 10 years of 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
At least one year of food industry experience
At least 3 years of management/supervisory experience
Requisition ID 2018-14191
Position Type Full Time
Posting Type DNI
Posting Type CB