Kerry Production Supervisor - 3rd shift (Fredericksburg, IA, US, 50630) in Fredericksburg, Iowa

Requisition ID 1078

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production


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.

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.

About the role:

The Fredericksburg, Iowa location creates sauces, syrups, and flavors primarily focused in our dairy and culinary business for Kerry customers and brands. The 3rd shift Production Supervisor role directs and coordinates all the activities neccessary with production of these products. The schedule for this role is Monday-Friday 10:00pm-8:00am.

What you'll do:

The Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll oversee the production team, with up to 20 direct reports and develop a quality team that provides flavor enhancement products for our customer

Are you an experienced leader with safety as a top priority for you and your team? Are coaching and developing employees something you’re passionate about? Do you have an eye for process efficiencies and continuous improvement? This is key to our success, and so are you! You’ll collaborate with other teams, coordinating production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control departments to achieve sustained and improved efficiencies.

We're looking for someone who shares our belief in "Safety First, Quality Always" for our employees, products, and customers, and will ensure all direct reports and employees uphold our quality and food safety procedures and policies, while meeting KPI's and goals. In additiona, this role is also responsible for daily tasks such as scheduling, reporting, and conducting regular visual line checks to insure proper dating, labeling, and packaging.

What you’ll need to be successful in this role:

•High school diploma or equivalent

•College degree in food science or engineering is preferred, but not required

•Experience leading a team and familiarity with GMP, quality and sanitation standards for food manufacturing

•Experience implementing Continuous Improvement projects

•While food manufacturing is highly preferred, we are happy to consider experience in other manufacturing industries.

341 S Jefferson Ave, Fredericksburg, IA 50630

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 found 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 and let us know the nature of your request.