Job type full-time
Full job description
Requisition id 31927
Position type (us)full time
Career function manufacturing/production
Posting type li
Leading to better encompasses all we do at kerry, it`s how we`ve become the worlds leading taste and nutrition companyWhether it`s building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forwardWith 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.
Where you’ll work:
While our north american headquarters is located in beloit, wisconsin, your office (and you) can be anywhere in the united states! this role is fully remote, with up to 75% domestic travel.
What you’ll do:
This is a growth role with a path to plant manager and many other opportunities within kerry!
The manufacturing change & communications lead is responsible for leading kerry’s change management focused project activities and for integrating change management tasks of other project workstream plans/tasksThe change & communications lead drives, manages, and assists with the following activities and associated tasks:
Fully accountable for the delivery and progression of the 1kerry plant transformation program
Ensure program initiatives are appropriately resourced and set up for success
Manage risks and remove blockages that might impact delivery
Lead out on the 1kerry plant diagnostic work
Work closely with plant management, site ci (continuous improvement) leads and our external partner to conduct the diagnostic analysis, in order to assess current state performance using the three lenses of the 1 kerry plant transformation – operating system, management system, people system
Facilitate future state design work within a plant transformation wave
Work closely plant management & site ci leads to surface improvement opportunities emerging from the diagnostic work, conduct design workshops to identify future state design solutions tailored to improve performance
Generate the project charter and identify resources to sustainably delivery the 1kerry plant transformation.
Coach and mentor the site leadership team and senior stakeholders
Ensure each site is using a standardized set of key performance indicators (kpi’s)
Standard meeting governance that supports delivery of the metrics.
Performance gaps identified and trended with actions required to improve.
Alignment of the site kpi structure with functional and global metrics.
Act as a change agent, coaching, mentoring, and influencing at all levels to affect the required ci culture.
Facilitate the education of the team in the principles, philosophies, and tools of ci.
Collaborate with counterparts within and outside the regions to ensure consistency among processes and procedures.
What you’ll need to be successful:
Bachelor`s degree in business, engineering etc; mba preferred
5+ years’ experience implementing change within manufacturing organization/ functions in a transformational way
A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the process to support this
Continuous improvement & project management experience (includes project planning, scoping, raci management)
Ability to build relationships with a broad spectrum of kerry & external stakeholders to develop an end-to-end change approach
Be able to advise on communication essentials such as language, tone, and channel
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Forward looking with a holistic approach
Ability to travel up to 75% transformation and strategy manager manager, transformation and strategy continuous improvement and transformation manager organizational transformation manager operational insights and ci manager business process lead business transformation lead
Kerry is an equal opportunity employerEmployment 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 lawKerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the united states for this openingAny offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screenEeo is the law poster can be found hereAdditional information can also be here .