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Requisition ID 40355
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

What’s in it for You: 

  • Competitive, Weekly pay and Sign on Bonus! 
  • Friendly, close-knit team and supervisors invested in your success! 
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year 
  • Full benefits, including mental health, 401K, EAP and more!  
  • Work within a growing, sustainable industry, food and ingredients! 
  • Clean, temperature-controlled environment. 

Key responsibilities

Primary Purpose: Operates the spirajoule, soluble line, and chiller in a safe, efficient manner to produce liquid smoke to meet customer commitments, company objectives and quality standards.

Monitors and adjusts the temperatures and pressures to control the quality and quantity of liquid smoke output


Essential duties and responsibilities:


· Perform Brix tests on spirajoule, sawdust moisture, volatiles, and souuble line (as directed).

· Perform maintenance and problem solving skills for minor breakdowns as needed.

· Take temperature readings on spirajoule, soluble line, and boiler every hour.

· Rod-out (clean spirajoule) every two hours.

· Pump-out smoke to settling tank, as required by production volume from spirajoule.

· Recharge carbon filters and set-up lines to run soluble system.

· Pump smoke to feed tank on evaporator and to finish product tank once complete.

· Sanitation as required.

· Grease, oil, and lube equipment as required.

· Maintain neat, clean and organized production floor and control room by cleaning daily.

· Keep daily production logs.

· Keeps production area clean and safe.

· Complies with all corporate safety and environmental regulations and procedures.

· Complies with all HACCP Food Service procedures and guidelines.

· Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications and skills

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: Cookeville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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