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Operator - 2nd Shift

Requisition ID 25557
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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.

About the role

This position will be dealing with raw poultry products. A Process Operator is responsible for 5 steps: Set up of processing equipment, start-up of equipment, production of product, break down of equipment and cleaning. This position is very repetitious and requires PPE to be worn and the environment to remain clean and sanitized.

Key responsibilities

  • Measure ingredients and place in tanks
  • Adhere to all GMPs and Food Safety requirements
  • Handle chemicals and cleaning equipment/CIP (Cleaning In Place)
  • Clean equipment and work areas per Sanitation SOPs as needed.
  • Ability to set-up machines which includes confirming sanitation is complete.
  • Obtaining Quality approval to run.
  • Operate equipment per SOP and Work Instructions
  • Start Up and Shut Down of equipment
  • Minor trouble shooting of equipment
  • Ability to understand parameters for different recipes used in processing
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Operate in accordance with safety, quality and environmental standards.

Qualifications and skills

  • Production experience is a plus – food production experience is preferred.
  • HS Diploma
  • 6 months – 1 year of Production experience.
  • Must be trainable
  • Sanitation experience a plus
  • **Good environmental cleaning is a MUST
  • ***FOOD Mentality.
  • Respect of the safety, quality, and environmental standards.

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced, repetitive environment
  • Occasionally lifting 50 pounds without assistance and more than 50 pounds with assistance
  • Operating multiple machines at one time.
  • Loud environment.
  • Extreme hot/cold environments
  • Walking up and down stairs and on platforms
  • Working at elevated levels/heights
  • Continuous standing and walking.


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 .                                                                                                         

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