Production Supervisor in Kildare, Ireland at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/2/2020

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Job Description

KDP Ireland – a leading producer and distributor of hot and cold beverages – is excited to announce the establishment of a new beverage concentrate manufacturing facility in County Kildare, outside of Dublin, in Ireland. We’re now looking for great talent to build our Ireland team to work in this new best-in-class facility.

As the Production Supervisor, you will manage and coordinate the activities of production personnel engaged in compounding and packaging of beverage concentrate products. You will provide leadership, direction, and coaching in multiple work centers using TPM fundamentals as your guiding principles. You will be responsible for delivering the scheduling, while keeping operations management appraised equipment and material defects that could affect production timelines.

You will direct and coach production operators in the execution of daily/weekly production schedules for multiple work centers as well as manage the labor and operating expense budget.

In the role of the Production Supervisor, you will:

  • Mange beverages production using TPM principles, ensuring safety, quality, delivery, productivity and growth objectives are achieved. 
  • Ensure equipment in the area assigned is in working order and that working conditions are always safe through proactive autonomous maintenance activities
  • Review and analyze production records to identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Make recommendations for long term solutions, including recommendations for replacing equipment, refurbishing equipment, procedural changes, productivity improvement, material change, etc., related to the area of accountability.
  • Drive the continuous improvement agenda in area of responsibility through teamwork, skills, and capability development.
  • Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members.
  • Manage and facilitate employee and management relationship within the guidelines of the labor contract and company policy


In order to be successful in the role of Production Supervisor, you will:


  • Have previous management/supervisory experience.
  • Have experience in the Food and Beverage industry.
  • Ideally have experience of using SAP in a production environment.
  • Some continuous improvement experience i.e. LEAN.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.
  • To work flexible shifts (covering the hours of 6am to 10pm), weekends and overtime as per business needs.


Great Brands and Great People


At KDP Ireland, we’re building the beverage company of the future. Our forward-looking culture is the foundation for a fast-paced environment where we live our values Team First, Deliver Big, Think Bold and Be Fearless and Fair. Join our strong, committed, global team of more than 25,000 employees who are proud of our brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth!


What do you get in return?


  • Competitive salary
  • Private Medical Care – Contribution made by KDP Ireland
  • Pensions Contributions
  • Holiday entitlement of 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Excellent employee benefits and a lot more!!


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