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Boiler Operator $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! 7 Days on 7 off! Starting Wages of $35.19+/HR.

Requisition ID 47935
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
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.

What You'll Do:


The Boiler Operator position is responsible for the operation and monitoring of boilers and ammonia system in the plant. Experience or knowledge of steam, ammonia refrigeration, pneumatic and mechanical principles is preferred. Training will be provided to the right candidate on ammonia and related equipment. Engineers will assist in maintenance with repairs as needed but will typically not do major repairs on their own.

Responsibilities & Duties:


Operates, monitors and maintains the following:


  • Steam boiler generators and associated equipment.
  • Natural gas and fuel oil combustion systems and controls.
  • Boiler’s and plant’s soft-water systems and controls.
  • Hot water heating systems.
  • Compressed air system.
  • Ammonia refrigeration system.
  • Monitors and controls wastewater discharge to the city.


Additional Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Responsible for monitoring the fire protection equipment.
  • Observe and record utilities usage and operating characteristics of equipment.
  • Performs chemical tests on boiler feed water and plant softened water and makes chemical or operational adjustments to maintain proper operating parameters.
  • Provides stationary, liaison communications, from plant production, for matters relative to the Powerhouse utilities and reacts appropriately.
  • Monitors automatic production processes on weekends and holidays and takes appropriate action went product loss is likely.
  • Monitors the plant heating/ventilating system and adjusts controls for proper operation.
  • Boiler operators perform frequent inspection checks and regular preventive maintenance on boiler systems and related valves, gauges, piping, and other equipment
  • Assists engineering and management with technical and operational expertise.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Manger or Chief Boiler Operator.


Qualification and Skills:


  • Must possess minimum of Second-Class B Minnesota Boiler License
  • Ability to work well independently while reporting any boiler operational abnormalities or safety issues to Chief Operator and/or Management

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 .

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. 

Nearest Major Market: St Cloud

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