Dec 10, 2018
Requisition ID 1338 Position Type (US)Full Time Career Function Manufacturing/Production Recruiter Posting Type DNI Career Builder CB 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. We're adding a 3rd shift Production Supervisor to our team in Melrose Park, Illinois! Our Melrose Park facility is one of 41 production sites in North America and is part of the Meat division business with approximately 170 employees. This site is growing operations and investing capital on improvement projects. Some of the responsibilities include: Supervises and coordinates 15-20 direct reports at one time to meet business demands. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, developing, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 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. Analyzes work orders to estimate employee hours and create equipment operating schedules that meet both internal and external needs. Computes amounts of stock and supplies required for operations, based on production schedules, and requisitions materials from storage area. Interprets specifications, and job orders for employees, and assigns duties as necessary. Inspects and measures product specifications to verify conformance to specifications. Directs employees in adjusting machines and equipment to address products which fail to meet standards. Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests continuous improvement changes to drive KPIs. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work problems. Maintains time cards and production records. Develops capital equipment justifications for equipment, tools and process technology to improve quality, cost, and cycle times. Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: College diploma, or University degree in an applicable field of study preferred, plus 3-5 years of experience in a production environment (food manufacturing preferred). Strong analytical mindset with attention to detail, good communication, organization, prioritization and time management skills. Experiencing managing sanitation activities preferred. Demonstrated success in developing/implementing continuous improvement initiatives and accountability programs. Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma experience preferred. 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. Must be able to troubleshoot problem(s) to develop corrective solutions. Experience Supervising in a unionized work environment preferred. Must be computer literate (Microsoft office) 1108, 3141 W North Ave, 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 . Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to KAcareers@Kerry.com and let us know the nature of your request.
Sturtevant, WI, US, 53177