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Requisition ID 38675
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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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

Where You'll Be Working

With over 50 plants across North America, the Harrisonburg, VA, plant is a part of our Taste division. We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you. 1711 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, 22802-4518

What You'll Be Doing

  • Recording of all machine operation functions and readings in the batch record. 
  • Recording of finished goods, and all recycle stream materials in the batch record. 
  • Verification and recording of verification on all items that apply in the batch record. 
  • Recording of all information for label identification and inventory tag identification as it applies to the production functions 
  • Processing Machine Operation  
  • Identification of all machine operation functions and shows the ability to adjust function settings to manufacture products meeting customer specifications. 
  • Identification of when machine functions are not operating properly. 
  • Knowledge of and the ability to assemble and dis-assemble processing machine parts. Knowledge of and the ability to effectively clean all processing machines and support equipment. 
  • Ability to obtain knowledge to effectively adjust machine function settings to optimize production amounts. 
  • Operation of product testing equipment to ensure product is manufactured to customer specifications. 
  • Operate scales to accurately formulate products for processing. 
  • Recording of all data required in the batch record pertaining to formulation.   
  • Must possess the ability to pass a written test for certification of fork truck operation. 
  • Must show the ability to effectively and safely operate a fork truck to the criteria of the company’s guidelines. 

What You'll Need To Be Successful And Safe

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required 
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions 
Ability to write simple correspondence 
Basic Math skills 
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds 
Regular and punctual attendance is required 

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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