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Warehouse Operative

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

Materials Handler Job Description


Primary Purpose: Responsible for moving and staging materials efficiently and timely

for manufacturing and warehouse operations. Maintain accurate inventory records during movement of materials throughout the

Key responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:


Recv / Shipping

  1. Check incoming deliveries to make sure all ordered material meets quality standards
  2. Remove materials from production for storage and for orders.
  3. Load and unload incoming and outgoing materials and products
  4. Prepare finished products for shipment by identifying their location, then pulling, packing, and loading them
  5. Wrap orders and place them on trucks for delivery


Inventory Accuracies

  1. Move and rearrange inventory as instructed for consolidation, organization and efficiency.
  2. Move new materials and inventory into proper stock locations
  3. Use RF Scanners to move inventory to and from locations throughout the facility.
  4. Identify and label materials, and record their locations in the warehouse/on the shelves to maintain inventory accuracies
  5. Perform and report cycle counts
  6. Monitor inventory levels and suggest new orders when needed
  7. Document orders, materials and any stock movements



Qualifications and skills

Staging of Materials

  1. Supply manufacturing with materials on a demand basis.
  2. Stage dry / wet items for production team consumption

All other:

  1. Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and complete functions assigned
  2. Operate forklifts in a safe and efficient manner.
  3. Proper handling of Allergen products and equipment according to Allergen Control Procedures
  4. Operate pallet jacks, forklifts, and other equipment to move freight
  5. Responsible for conformance to Food Safety and Food Quality Plans as described in the Kerry Harrisonburg SQF Systems manual. Must report any and all deviations to a member of management and QA, and set product aside until further instructed.


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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