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2nd Shift Food Manufacturing Operator

Requisition ID 19755
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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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.

Where you'll work:

Our New Century, KS plant creates a variety of sweet treats for Kerry customers and brands like chocolate covered nuts, pretzels, and fruits. We work hard, play hard  - in the office and our community thanks to Kerry’s employee engagement program. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the place for you!

We currently have multiple openings available on 2nd shift! Hours are Monday - Friday with staggering start times between 1:00pm and 3:30pm. Overtime required on occasional weekends.

What You'll Do:

As a 2nd shift Production Operator you are key to ensure continuous operations by meeting production needs. Your attention to detail will come in handy as you weigh, count, mark, label and inspect products and materials. 

  • Assemble packaging boxes, read electronic scales, and package complete blended products.
  • Use an electronic sealer to seals internal plastic liners.
  • May pack whole product by hand or pack into box by weight.
  • Inspect products to ensure that is made according to specifications.
  • Performs all documentation and duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements.
  • Wear the proper uniform and safety equipment

What You'll Need to be Successful and Safe:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   
  • Do you have experience working alongside a team and operating machines in a manufacturing environment? The safety of our team and products are our top priority, so we prefer some experience.
  • Ability to work between 45-50 hours per week.
  • Experience reading, writing and interpreting documents that may require adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. Basic computer skills required.
  • This job requires you to lift 50lbs bags of ingredients consistently throughout your shift, and twist, bend and reach. 

400 Prairie Village Dr, New Century, KS 66031, United States

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: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

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