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Kerry Production Manager in Evansville, Indiana

Requisition ID 19974

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production


Posting Type LI

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 Evansville, IN, location is part of our Meat division, and creates various breading, batter, and coating blends for Kerry brands and customers. We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!

What you'll do:

The Production Manager is fundamental to our team. You’ll report to the Plant Manager and lead the production staff with 2 direct reports and will develop a high performing team that provides spice and dry blend products for our customers. You’ll coordinate production activities with different groups/teams to achieve and sustain results. You’ll have an opportunity to grow and develop your team by working alongside them and helping them be their best.

You’ll have exciting responsibilities overseeing the 8 various work centers and ensuring process and safety standards are being met, developing and retaining top talent, and with multiple cross functional areas to drive production goals while meeting quality and compliance metrics (KPI’s). You will also direct day to day warehousing operations and be the point of contact for two Warehouse Lead’s. You will deliver Continuous Improving processes to ensure safety, quality, cost and customer service goals are met and propel production, as well as your career forward!

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred will accept years of experience.

  • 5 + years of Production Manager, or Production Superintendent, experience within food or beverage manufacturing/production industry.

  • Demonstrated success in developing/implementing continuous improvement initiatives and accountability programs and adhere to budgets.

  • Experience assessing, developing and retaining top talent! Career succession planning, performance reviews, interviewing/hiring and being a coach/mentor. Strong performance management skills required

  • Ability to influence and implement change

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 ( .