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Downline Operator

Who Kerry Is:


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.

Where You'll Work:


With over 45 plants across North America, the Byesville, OH, USA plant is a part of our Beverage division that processes and Packages fruit-based juice mixes, syrups, extracts and similar liquid ingredients.  Kerry is hiring career minded people to help meet growing demands for quality ingredients.  You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment! We feel good about our products that make food taste better - often with strawberry, banana, coconut, or lemon! Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!


What You'll Do:


The Production Operator in the Downline position is responsible for ensuring optimum quality of the assembled and sealed package. This involves work with all down-stream equipment, including associated conveyors, the straw applicator, multi-wrapper, accumulator, labelers, Combitop applicator and case packers. You'll be making sure that the filled and/or assembled products are correct and ready to ship. Reporting to the Production Supervisor, Downline Operators work as part of the production team in this clean, temperature-controlled environment.

What You Need to Succeed:


  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Basic math skills, ability to calculate percentages.
  • 1 yr. Manufacturing experience, preferably in a chemical or food processing facility.
  • Prior lift truck operation and safety certification preferred.
  • Use of MS products required, SAP software preferred.
  • Attend work as scheduled and availability to work overtime if needed.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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