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Kerry Materials Supervisor (Melrose Park, IL, US) in Melrose Park, Illinois

Requisition ID 19309

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production

Recruiter #LI-DT1

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:

At our Melrose Park, IL, plant we feel good about our various batters and breading 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 Raw Materials Supervisor is fundamental to our team, managing 10 truckloads of raw materials a day. You’ll partner with production and supervise 2 direct reports. This is key to our success, and so are you.

Are coaching and developing employees something you’re passionate about? Do you have an eye for process efficiencies and continuous improvement?

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!

On a high level, to be successful in the role, you'll:

Motivate and influence others. Are you able to influence others without having authority?

Manage 10 truckloads of raw materials a day

Supervise a small team and partnering with production operators and other functions

Interface with sales and R&D.

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • High School Diploma or GED and years of experience. BA/BS degree in related field or years of experience.

  • 5+ years of experience supervising

  • 5+ years of experience influencing others and partnering with numerous functions.

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and applications such as SAP, Excel, etc.

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 .