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Requisition ID 27320
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


The Mezzanine Operator will operate the equipment in the Mezzanine area in accordance with SOP’s and the operating manual to ensure that a high quality product is manufactured. 

Key responsibilities

  1. Follow all safety and OSHA guidelines. 

  1. Follow all regulations and procedures as specified by USDA, FDA, DEQ and Ariake.  Examples of these policies can be found in the following documents: 

  1. Employee handbook 

  1. HACCP 

  1. SSOP’s 

  1. GMP’s 

  1. Master Cleaning Schedule 

  1. Be productive and follow the standard operating times. 

  1. Keep all areas clean.  Examples include:  Discard rubber bands found on the production floor, empty trash receptacles and clean the floors. 

  1. Employees must have the ability to lift at least 50 pounds. 

  1. Employees are responsible for making the highest quality product possible. 

  1. Complete assigned paperwork in a timely manner. 

  1. Perform basic preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment. 

  1. Document and report any concerns to your Supervisor. 

  1. Assist other operators in the production department as time permits.  This promotes teamwork and makes the manufacturing process run more efficiently. 

  1. Perform tasks as required by your Supervisor or Manager.  If you are not sure what to do, ask your Supervisor or Manager. 

  1. Operate and feeding line as detailed in the operation manual. 

  1. Maintain the mezzanine area by keeping it clean. 

  1. Feed the extractors with raw material as outlined in the production schedule. 

  1. Clean the feeding line at the end of each production cycle. 

Qualifications and skills

  1. Strong command of the English language, both written and spoken. 

  1. High School diploma or equivalent. 

  1. Two years production experience. 

  1. Good organizational 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: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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