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Production Group Leader-CA Union City

Company: Kerry
Location: Union City
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID 36852
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production
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Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

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

This role will be responsible for training other employees on processes, assists with new hire orientation, documents training, reviews relevancy of training and adjusts as needed. You will be responsible for development of work instructions, SOPs, and other duties as assigned.

At our Union City, CA facility we create confections and industrial sweets for Kerry and our retail customers. We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program. We are in the bay metro area. If you're looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.

$ 2,000.00 Sign-on Bonus, $1,000 paid at 30 & $1,000 paid at 90 days on the job.!!!

You'll be a key part of a high performing team that keeps production lines running efficiently while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace.

Key responsibilities

  • Must attend and participate in daily pre-shift huddles on time
  • Receive and hand-off shift with peers, ensuring all information is communicated properly
  • Retrieve all necessary set up/start up information/specifications/guidelines
  • Retrieve all necessary materials to perform tasks referring to Manufacturing Work Order
  • Follow FIFO for all materials needed according to the Manufacturing Work Order
  • Verify Item/Material and Lot numbers to be used according to the Manufacturing Work Order
  • Complete all equipment changeover/set-up processes minimizing equipment downtime and meeting or exceeding set-up standard requirements
  • Safely, efficiently and effectively operate assigned production equipment
  • Troubleshoot, solve and/or escalate issues that may arise during the shift
  • Pre-plan next task before completion of current task
  • Support all operational efficiency initiatives
  • Promote a Positive working environment, driving a Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Responsible for ensuring specification deviation are reported appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for compliance with initiatives for minimizing losses (downtime, waste, costs, etc.)
  • Create/Submit Work requests for equipment/processes that can be improved or need attention, in a timely manner
  • In the event of absence of another employee with the same skill level, will assume the duties and responsibilities
  • Communicate ANY Food Safety, Quality, and/or Workplace Safety issues/concerns to Management
  • Able to read and Write basic English to understand Manufacturing Work Orders
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. when necessary
    Qualifications and skills

    • Do you have experience working alongside a team and operating machines in a manufacturing environment? The safety of our team and products are our top priority, so we prefer some experience.
    • Because you'll be part of a team that will count on you, we'd like to see solid work attendance in your current/previous job.
    • If you're looking to save money on a gym membership, this is the job for you! This job requires you to lift 40 - 50lbs bags of ingredients consistently throughout your shift.
    • High School diploma or GED preferred.


      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 .

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