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Production Operator-Food Manufacturing

Requisition ID 6615
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.

Where You'll Work:

As a Skilled Operator, you'll work out of our Montgomery, AL facility!

What You'll Do:

As a Skilled Operator, you'll ensure 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.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Monitors the levels of approximately 36 tanks.  Knows the vinegar flow in and out of tanks.
  • Monitors the production by taking and checking physical samples on the auto titrator, Alkomat and spectrometer and making adjustments to ensure the production remains efficient.
  • Monitors two Romicon Filtration units; back flushing them once per shift.
  • Monitors nutrient levels in tanks, mixes batches as needed and adds them to tanks.
  • Monitors several pumping operations at the same time, aware of all pumping destinations and stops operations if necessary.
  • Monitors and checks the progress of the R/O units as well as the foam tanks and performs any needed actions to keep them running smoothly.
  • Watches and adjusts the production computer.
  • Filter vinegar through DE filter.
  • Load and unload and weigh tankers in and out as needed.
  • Fill out all paper work for tankers as necessary, ie. Bill of Lading, Certificates of Analysis.
  • Moves prepared mash volumes to designated feed tanks.

What You'll Need:

There are a few things you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • Ability to work alone.
  • Ability to make quick decisions based on work production needs.
  • Ability to monitor 36 tanks to ensure production of vinegar.
  • Ability to give complete attention to detailed work.


  • High School Diploma


  •  Two to Three years in a food or beverage manufacturing company

Computer Skills

  • Beginning Excel, Word, with ability to adapt to customized company computer programs.

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: Montgomery

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