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2nd/3rd Shift Production Operator - Food Manufacturing

Requisition ID 33349
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.

Where You'll Work:


Located right near the O'Hare airport, our Elk Grove Village, IL location is the epicenter for all things sprinkle! Here our hardworking team creates many different styles, shapes, and colors of sprinkles and cake crunch for Kerry customers and brands. With a growing portfolio, comes the 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!


Sign-On Bonus


We currently have many openings available. These openings will require both overtime and weekend work. The following is a list of current hours:

  • 2nd Shift: 1:00PM - 9:30PM
  • 3rd Shift: 9:00PM - 5:30AM


What You'll Do:

Do you enjoy your days being full of variety? You’ll be a key part of a high performing team that keeps production lines running efficiently while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace. As a Production Operator you’ll see a product’s transformation from individual ingredients to finished product. You’ll follow instructions provided on a recipe card or “batch ticket” listing which ingredients you’ll gather, measure, weigh, and document the amount needed. If you’re active, this is the role for you because you’ll use your hustle for lifting, rolling and transporting bags of up to 50lbs of ingredients and drums up to 200lbs to other team members. After the ingredients are mixed, polished and sensory tested the finished product is boxed, labeled and palletized. We hope you’ll feel a deep sense of pride when you see friends and family enjoying products you helped produce!


What You'll Need to be Successful and Safe:

  • Because you’ll be working with ingredients to specific standards, you’ll want to have either a high school diploma or equivalent or previous work experience with measuring and documenting with detail.
  • Able to lift of 50lbs by hand.
  • Already have food manufacturing experience? Great, your transition will be a breeze! Experience is preferred but not required
  • Because you’ll be part of a team that will count on you, we’d like to see solid work attendance in your current/previous job
  • Because the safety of you and our team are important to us, successfully passing a drug and background will be required


More Perks:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 3 Weeks PTO
  • 10 Holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 6 months

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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