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Requisition ID 24802 
Position Type (US)Full Time 
Posting Type DNI 

Kerry Global Business Services (GBS) is an integral enabler of Kerry’s vision to be our Customer’s most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition.
There are five key elements of our success:
•    We are a key enabler for Kerry’s vision – we enable the business, by making it easier for everyone to deliver, to allow a focus on commercial excellence.
•    We focus on continuous excellence – we apply continuous excellence to everything we do, eliminating waste and optimising our services across functions.
•    We purposefully manage and develop talent – we attract and nurture talent to deliver innovative, digital business solutions and services.
•    We are anchored in our operating model – through our scalable platform, we support Kerry’s strategic growth objectives.
•    We win together as true partners – we unlock value by providing best in class solutions and services across all of Kerry.

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

At our New Century KS location we make all kinds of delicious treats! This is a confectionary site where we make chocolate coated sweets, baked and dough products. Our team prides itself on being collaborative and having a healthy culture where working hard and doing a good job is recognized and appreciated. 


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!


$ 2,000.00  Sign-on Bonus, paid at 30 & 90 days on the job.!!! 


We currently have both 2nd and 3rd Shift Production Operator positions. The hours are as follows:


  • 2nd Shift: 2:30PM - 11:00PM 
  • 3rd Shift: 10:30PM - 6:30AM

These are Monday through Friday roles with the availability for overtime and work on the weekends. 

Key responsibilities

 What You'll Do: 

As a Production Operator you’ll aid in the creation of our delicious Kerry products. You’re the one behind the scenes making it possible for us to ensure top quality of Kerry products. Ready to whip up some fun recipes? You will be manually lifting 50lbs bags of bulk ingredients such as sugars, chocolates, cream cheeses, and nuts as they enter into the mixers. Once you have your batch ready, you and your team will be responsible for helping operate the mixing machines and troubleshooting any issues that may arise. If you have good communication skills and enjoy working with a team, we may be the place for you!

You will be a key part of a high performing team that keeps production lines running efficiently while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace. 

Qualifications and skills

What You'll Need to Be Successful and Safe:

  • Do you already have experience in machine operation or mixing? Great! While not required, this will help give you a smooth transition into our facility. 
  • If you’re looking to save money on a gym membership, this is the job for you! This job requires you to manually lift 40 - 50lbs bags of ingredients throughout your shift. 
  • Do you value a workplace that puts safety above all else? The safety of our Kerry employees and customers is always our number one!
  • Do you know the value of a great team? Teamwork is one of our values and critical to everyone’s success.
  • Because you’ll be part of a team that will count on you, we’d like to see solid work attendance in your current/previous job.

Nearest Major Market: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

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