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Skilled Operative

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work:

Our Baltimore, MD plant is a part of our applied health and nutrition division. This facility is one of our unique vinegar production plants, and the employee’s here really take pride in what they do, as they a key piece of our business. With a growing portfolio, comes need to grow our team! If you like working with a close-knit group that makes a big impact, we may be the place for you!

What you'll do:

Ensures efficient and continual plant vinegar production.  Continually monitors production efficiency by taking and testing production samples, making nutrient batches and taking physical inventories.  Works alone in the plant during assigned shift and is continually checking production status while ensuring other sections of the plant are running smoothly.


  • Monitors the levels of approximately 48 tanks.  Knows the vinegar flow in and out of the tanks.
  • Monitors the production by taking and checking physical samples on the autotitrator, Alkomat and other test devices and makes adjustments to ensure production remains efficient.
  • Monitors two Koch filtrations units, reversing the flow as schedules once per shift
  • Monitors nutrient levels in the feed tanks.  Mixes batches as needed to maintain adequate supply
  • Monitors several pumping operations simultaneously, aware of all pumping destinations and stops operations as necessary.
  • Monitors and checks the progress of the R/O units as well as the foam tanks and performs any actions necessary to maintain production.
  • Loads, unloads tanks trailers as required
  • Fills out all paper work for tank trailers as necessary, i.e. Bills of Lading, Certificates of Analysis

What you'll need to be successful:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Two to three years in the food and or beverage industry preferred

Competency Statements(s)

  • Ability to work alone
  • Ability to make timely decisions based on work production needs.
  • Ability to monitor 48 tanks to ensure production of vinegar.
  • Ability to give complete attention to detailed work.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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