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Production Operator Third Shift

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.

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 $2,000 gross pay sign on bonus. $500 Bonus will be paid to the new hire after completing 30 working days and $500 after 90 working days and $1000 after completing the 180 days.  The new hire must be employed by Kerry at the time the award is paid out.  Notes: New Hire employees who leave employment voluntarily within the first 12months after the sign on bonus is paid, will be responsible to repay the full amount of monies received.  

These openings will require both overtime and weekend work. The following is a list of current hours:

3rd Shift: 9:00PM - 5:30AM


What You'll Do

The Production Operator is responsible for mixing batches of product in accordance with batching and weigh out instructions. The operator must ensure specifications are obtained, verifying adherence through appropriate laboratory tests. Upon completion of finished batches, the operator ensures that documentation is complete and transfers product so that it is ready for processing.


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.
  • Basic math and computer skills, read, write & speak English
  • Are you able to carry 50 lbs, stand for extended periods of time, and work at heights using a scissor-lift? Able to lift of 50lbs by hand. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and move drums up to 150 lbs.
  • We care about your safety, so you’ll need to pass a pre-work physical as part of a safety check
  • Already have food manufacturing experience? Great, your transition will be a breeze! Experience is preferred
  • 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


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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