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Skilled Operative

Requisition ID 28844
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.

About the role

Ensures efficient and continual plant vinegar production. Continually monitors production efficiency by taking production samples, making nutrient batches and taking physical inventories.  Works 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 all tanks.  Knows the vinegar flow in and out of tanks.
  • Monitors the production by taking and checking physical samples and making adjustments to ensure the production remains efficient.
  • Monitors filtration units.
  • 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 as needed
  • Calculates when the production units will be ready to discharge.
  • Prepared mashes as necessary to keep production units operating.
  • Load and unload tankers as necessary.
  • Primarily responsible for all aspects of AS400 data input and integration of SAP data systems from a production perspective.

Qualifications and skills

Competency Statements(s)

  • Ability to work alone.
  • Ability to make quick decisions based on work production needs.
  • Ability to monitor all tanks to ensure production of vinegar.
  • Ability to give complete attention to detailed work.
          High School Diploma or equivalent
          Two to Three years in a food or beverage manufacturing company preferred
    Computer Skills

            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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