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Requisition ID 38373
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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

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 Company:

Our Affton, MO location is part of our Sweet Division and creates all kinds of tasty treats! In this confectionery site, we make chocolate and cocoa coated sweets, and fillings for other bakery products. Our team prides itself on being collaborative and having a healthy culture where working hard and doing a good job is recognized and appreciated.

What You'll Do:

  • Human safety, food safety, adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices, and product quality are the highest priorities. 
  • Assembles packaging boxes, reads electronics scales and packages complete blended product in accordance with label description. 
  • Seals internal plastic liners using electronic sealer.
  • Places completed boxes onto pallet and may wrap pallet. 
  • Adjust controls as needed to ensure quality production.  May increase or decrease speed of equipment using HMI or other controls. 
  • May pack whole product by hand or pack into box by weight. 
  • Inspects product to ensure that is made according to specifications.
  • Performs sanitation duties to keep area clean at all times.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements.  Adheres to uniform requirements and company PPE requirements.
  • Works with QA department to provide necessary samples at prescribed times.  Makes necessary adjustments to product based on feedback.
  • Assists crew members when necessary
  • Assists with detailed cleaning activities in room as well as other areas of plant on a regular basis.
  • Fills out all necessary paperwork.
  • Ensures that all bag waste is disposed of or recycled as required.
  • Ensures all safety rules are adhered to; communicating issues or concerns that cannot be resolved by crew or supervisors.
  • Performs all other related duties as required

What You'll Need:

  • Able to put safety first when working with chemicals.
  • Able to follow directions and complete task in a timely manner.
  • Able to work unsupervised and report and issues that arise.
  • Able to acknowledge MSS completion and task daily.
  • Able to demonstrate basic computer skills
  • Able to work 3rd shift (including weekends & holidays) and work overtime when needed.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, including but not limited with assisting production with sanitary essentials.
  • Able to climb ladders/stairs and work at heights.

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 .

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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