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General Operator

About the role


We have an exciting opportunity for a General Operator to join our Kerry Team in Charleville, Cork.


It is a seasonal position, Monday – Friday with rotating days (08:00-16:00), evenings (16:00-00:00), and nights (00:00-8:00). During periods of increased demand, overtime and weekend with increased pay is available.


The role will start in new a season, around beginning of February.


Kerry Charleville is a home to several of Kerry’s departments and this opportunity is for our Dairy Ingredients division with 65 employees, where we produce variety of milk and cheese powders. The site has an onsite parking and canteen.


The General Operative role itself is varied, and depending on your skills and training, you can be assigned to the different parts of the site. Any previous experience as a production operative, warehouse operative, forklift operative, line operative or machine operator will be an advantage.


As a member of our Kerry Team, you will have access to multiple benefits: employee benefit platform (discounts and offers for retailers online and offline, travelling, utilities and more), matched pension scheme up to 10%, employee assistance programme and career development opportunities.


Key responsibilities


In this role you will work as part of a team in the Production areas, you will be responsible for quality control of ingredients and products as well as the health and safety of yourself, colleagues, customers and consumers.


Qualifications and skills


  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Fluent English
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Food hygiene and production experience is advantageous


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.


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.


In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences. One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life. One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together. We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.

Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit.  We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.​

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