Production Supervisor

$75,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021
Full time Supply Chain

Job Description

Job description

A career with this comapny 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 Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through this company's Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.
What you'll do
  • You will lead and coordinates employee element of assigned work group to maximize efficiency.  This includes activities such as hiring & termination of staff, corrective actions, annual review process, training, coaching, counseling, conflict resolution, and other disciplining of staff.
  • Become an expert in department(s) overseeing-- Fermentation, Cultures harvesting & packaging, Dry blend & packaging, Liquid Receiving & filtration & evaporation, Wet Blend operations, Spray drying, and any other process streams by understanding & coordinating the equipment operation, procedures, SQF, HACCP, GMP, Safety, sanitation, preventative maintenance programs and personnel capabilities. 
  • Utilizes Lotus Notes, SAP, Mapics and other software to perform transaction functions for materials flow. Trains new and existing team members on the operation of all PCs, software, relevant PLC interfaces and instrumentation, the importance of following JAMs and working instructions and provides documentation of training.
  • Empowers employees to effectively perform their tasks independently at the expected level by ensuring that the necessary knowledge, training and tools have been provided.
  • Assures that JAMs, working instructions and process descriptions are up to date, accurate and accessible to all team members through the Intelex manual. Assures all procedures and instructions are adhered to in the production process.
  • Validates critical control point (CCP) instrumentation in the fermentation and cultures production process to ensure adherence to established quality assurance, GMP and regulatory procedures.
  • Reports all equipment and instrumentation malfunctions immediately for repair and assists in trouble shooting and diagnosing problems to ensure timely repair.  Initiates maintenance work orders.
  • Interacts with the Process Development project team to optimize the yields and processing parameters.  Participates in process troubleshooting and HACCP teams for continuous improvement of existing and new process equipment.
What you'll need to be successful
  • A four year degree preferred in engineering, food technology or business, or 5 years production supervision with demonstrated effective leadership and performance. 
  • Must be able to work Monday - Wednesday 6AM - 3PM; Thurday - Friday - noon until 8PM.   Must have flexibility in your schedule.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a dairy plant or related industry.  Familiarity with fermentation, spray drying and powders processing highly desirable. 
  • Ability to understand functioning process equipment. 
  • Influential track record in training.
  • Must have good computer/IT skills; Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience required.