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Sanitation Operative

Requisition ID 43206
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 role

Key responsibilities

Qualifications and skills

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES include the following.  Human safety, food safety, adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices, and product quality are the highest priorities.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Replenish supplies, clean Restrooms, mop floors, empty trash and replace liners, and all other duties entailing housekeeping.
  • Chemical Inventory reported to Ecolab.  If necessary, order email or review with manager.
  • Assist with wash down inspections.
  • Know and use appropriate cleaning chemicals.  Use chemical dispensing station.  Knows how to perform titrations and calculate measure concentration.
  • Ability to safely handle full strength chemicals using full PPE.
  • Removing debris from the warehouse and walkways of the facility throughout the shift.  Reusable scrap is separated and loaded onto trailers. Bales cardboard and plastic for recycling.
  • Cleans floors using mop and bucket as well as a walk behind or riding floor scrubber.
  • Cleans rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, and locker rooms and other work areas.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
  • Dusts furniture and equipment. Polishes metalwork.
  • Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies. Replaces light bulbs.
  • Performs grounds maintenance in all seasons, this will include removing snow, trash or spillage from plant grounds.
  • Performs all other related duties as required.

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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