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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 stager operator is responsible for performing all dry staging operations, to ensure continuous operation.

Key responsibilities

  • Helps ensure production needs are met with regard to quality, GMP’s and safety. This includes HAACP.
  • Responsible for staging of all blending batches following positive release procedure, fifo dates, and special instructions noted for products that contain boxed ingredients.
  • Responsible for supplying blenders with batches on an as needed basis.
  • Responsible for emptying trash from blending deck.
  • Responsible for putting away all partial ingredients that come off the blending deck, to their proper storage location.
  • Responsible for cleaning parts in the intake during the C.I.P. process.
  • Comprehend all aspects of the C.I.P. process, including, salt flushes, flavor flushes, allergen cleans, and cocoa C.I.P.’s.
  • Maintain sanitation level in the staging area at all times.
  • Points out equipment problems to maintenance for repairs and follows up on progress.  
  • Works with the other Blending operators and Supervisor to ensure a smooth transition from shift to shift.  

Qualifications and skills

  • Previous experience in process operation in which has been demonstrated a high degree of competence and understanding of process equipment.  
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to lift 55lbs repetitively
  • Ability to operate forklift/aerial lift truck
  • Ability to be trained and certified to the authorized level in Lock Out Tag Out and Confined Space
  • Problem solving ability and aptitude for learning and professional growth.  

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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