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3rd Shift Machine Operator

Requisition ID 15741
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's 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:


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 3rd shift! Hours are Monday - Friday 10:00pm - 7:00am with overtime required on occasional weekends.


What You'll Do:


As a 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. 


On a high level, you'll:


  • 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 M-F, and occasional overtime.
  • Experience reading, writing and interpreting documents that may require adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
  • This job requires you to lift 50lbs bags of ingredients consistently throughout your shift, and twist, bend and reach. 

400 Prairie Village Drive, New Century, Kansas 66031-1123


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 .                                                                                                         

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