Kerry Production Supervisor (Norwich, NY, US) in Norwich, New York

Requisition ID 3605

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:

Our Norwich, NY location is unique when it comes to to Kerry, which is typically known to produce food and beverage items. This site is responsible for biofunctional and bio-science ingredients and products for Kerry customers and brands. The Production Supervisor role directs and coordinates all the activities necessary for production of these products. The schedule for this role is 3rd shift 11:30pm-7:30am, with some flexibility needed for successful shift changeover.

What you'll do:

The Production Supervisor is fundamental to our team. You’ll oversee the production team, with up to 15 direct reports and develop a quality team that provides flavor enhancement products for our customers. This shift typically has limited management on site, and requires the ideal candidate to have a strong leadership background, and the ability to take initiative and make decisions in a timely manner.

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 strongly believe in “Safety First, Quality Always” for our employees, products, and customers. If this is something you feel passionate about, ensuring all employees uphold our quality and food safety procedures and policies, this may be the next great opportunity for you! This role also requires attention to detail while completing 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:

•A four year degree in Engineering, Science or Business, or lesser degree with minimum 5 years Production Supervision experience will be considered •Experience with spray dry equipment or powder processing is highly preferred in order to be successful in this role •Proven ability to develop and retain top talent, drive process improvement while adhering to budget •Proven ability to lead with the following key strengths: Critical Thinking, Continuous Cost Focus, Technical Expertise, Influence and Delivery of Sustainable Results

location: 158 State Highway 320 Norwich, NY 13815

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 and let us know the nature of your request.