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Production Operator

Requisition ID 52293
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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.

About the role

Ensures efficient and continual plant vinegar production.  Continually monitors production efficiency by taking and testing production samples, making nutrient batches and taking physical inventories.  Works alone in the plant during assigned shift and is continually checking production status while ensuring other sections of the plant are running smoothly.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitors the levels of approximately vinegar tanks.  Knows the vinegar flow in and out of the tanks.
  • Monitors the production by taking and checking physical samples on the auto-filtration, Alkomat and other test devices and makes adjustments to ensure production remains efficient.
  • Calibrate lab and alcohol instrumentation as necessary.
  • Monitors filtrations units, reversing the flow, cleaning and monitoring as scheduled.
  • Monitors nutrient levels in the feed tanks.  Mixes batches as needed to maintain adequate supply
  • Monitors several pumping operations simultaneously, aware of all pumping destinations and stops operations as necessary.

Qualifications and skills

  • Ability to work alone
  • Ability to make timely decisions based on work production needs.
  • Ability to monitor vinegar tanks to ensure production of vinegar.
  • Ability to give complete attention to detailed work.
  • Ability to complete forklift operation training to complete tasks.
  • Ability to use a ladder or work from heights as needed.
  • Ability to work off-shift and weekends as necessary.

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 .

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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