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Ossett WF5
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Ossett WF5

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Requisition ID 51628
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-DD1
Posting Type LI

Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.

Our Values: Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

This is an exciting new role to take the Ossett Operation on the next step in it’s evolution as the largest Private Label Butter, Spreads and Margarine factory in the UK. You will be responsible for the day-2-day operation of the factory through the leadership of 3 shift managers and their leadership teams. You will work cross functionally and collaboratively with site Maintenance and Quality Managers to ensure that the site balances the Quality / Operations / Maintenance priorities.

You will set the tone and oversee the overall production management of the site, responsible for around 75 employees, reporting directly into the Operations Manager. You will have a track record of engaging with plant personnel, a desire for continuous improvement, self-awareness and can demonstrate building effective teams through instilling trust and holding accountability. If this sounds familiar, we want to hear from you.

Key responsibilities

We'll look to you to lead in the following areas:

  • A driver for all manufacturing operations including Safety, Quality, Throughput optimisation (OEE), Customer service, Employee engagement and development.
  • Labour productivity improvement (Labour cost per tonne)
  • Yield delivery
  • Hitting Adherence To Plan (ATP) and other daily Key Performance Indicators.
  • Engage with Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain to ensure timely intervention on key issues that may derail the production process.
  • Deliver continuous improvement ideas to improve processes.
  • Create, lead and engage a team-oriented workforce to meet business demand

Qualifications and skills

This is an exciting opportunity to support a large scale, complex food manufacturing business. This person will coach a strong, cohesive factory support team that are very engaged and capable. The primary job requirement is to ensure effective execution of the manufacturing plan that underpins the site throughput, quality and service targets.

Requirements include:

  • Relevant Safety qualification (Desirable - IOSH/NEBOSH)
  • HACCP / Food safety level 3
  • Progressive experience within food, beverage or pharma industry in a production lead role
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in an Engineering or Food Safety discipline
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent in a continuous shift environment
  • Understanding and experience of high quality and food hygiene standards, and leading site audits from customers and associated bodies.
  • Detailed production planning or operational department planning (desirable)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong change management capabilities
  • Numerical ability to interpret and analyse key process data to enable timely fault finding to root cause, recommend efficiency improvements or process improvements.

What's in it for me?

Opportunity for career development, matched pension scheme to up to 10% and access to an employee assistance program and employee benefit platform.
In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences.
One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life.
One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together.
We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.
Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit. We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

Get in touch today- we look forward to meeting you!

Kerry is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Consistent with our policy of providing equality of opportunity for all, we are required to seek particular information from applicants. As part of your application you will be asked to answer a short number of questions. This information will be held separate to your application and treated in the strictest of confidence.

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

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