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Skilled Operative

Requisition ID 40447
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


Competency Statements(s)

  • Ability to work alone.
  • Ability to make quick decisions based on work production needs.
  • Ability to monitor 50 tanks to ensure production of vinegar.
  • Ability to give complete attention to detailed work.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitors the levels of approximately 50 tanks.  Knows the vinegar flow in and out of tanks.
  • Monitors the production by taking and checking physical samples and making adjustments to ensure the production remains efficient.
  • Monitors three filtration units; back flushing them once per shift.
  • Monitors nutrient levels in tanks, mixes batches as needed and adds them to tanks.
  • Monitors several pumping operations at the same time, aware of all pumping destinations and stops operations if necessary.
  • Monitors and checks the progress of the R/O units as well as the foam tanks and performs any needed actions to keep them running smoothly.
  • Watches and adjusts the production computer.
  • Calculates when the production units will be unused so they can be pumped.
  • Works with plant freezers by pumping, filling, defrosting units and preparing them for restart.
  • Moves prepared mash volumes to designated feed tanks.

Qualifications and skills

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

B.        EXPERIENCE:                Experience: None required.

                                                   SKILLS: Must have the ability to work alone and in close cooperation with production personnel.  Capable of working through complex problems alone or with others to provide logical solutions.

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: Chicago

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