Kerry Production Team Leader (Union City, CA, US, 94587) in Union City, California

Requisition ID 3030

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

Kerry is looking for a Production Supervisor to join our team in our Union City, California. This facility is a part of our cereal and sweet division! A list of responsibilities are below.

  • Responsible for leading production staff of 30-35 direct reports 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study preferred or 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

  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience in a production/plant environment

  • Local candidates preferred, or those willing/able to commute/relocate on their own

2156, 33063 Western Ave, Union City, CA 94587

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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. 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.