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Kerry Senior Production Supervisor - Affton, MO in Affton, Missouri

Requisition ID 22732

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function General Management/Senior Executive


Posting Type DNI

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

Our Affton, MO location is part of our Sweet Division and creates all kinds of tasty treats! In this confectionery site, we make chocolate and cocoa coated sweets, and fillings for other bakery products.

What You'll Do

The Senior Production Supervisor is fundamental to our food manufacturing team. You’ll be overseeing operations at the site with 3-5 direct reports and 30 employees per shift at this 24/5 manufacturing facility. You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating production activities with procurement, production, engineering and quality control departments to achieve minimal downtime/failures.

On a high level, you'll:

  • Keep your team safe and communicate safety awareness to all employees

  • Manage the manufacturing process and have shop floor presence

  • Develop your team and use effective communication so all employees have a voice

  • Continuously improve performance based on key performance indicators

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred OR high school diploma or GED plus 8 years of experience

  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment food or beverage experience is preferred

  • 3+ years managing an operations team

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge with computer applications such as SAP, Excel, Word, MAPICS, LIMS

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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 (http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) . Additional information can also be here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .