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Operator 2

Requisition ID 37608
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.

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

Opens boxes of raw material and manually dumps contents into pan using scoop or dispenser.
Adjust controls as needed to ensure quality production.
May operate a HMI to set times and spray coatings.
Manually measures and blends product according to SOPs and MOs.
Inspects product to ensure that is made according to specifications.
Reads production schedules to determine production needs/goals.
Documents number of units, size, weight, and type of products made and amount of rework produced or reused.
Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements.
Adheres to uniform requirements and company PPE requirements.
Assembles packaging boxes, reads electronics scales and packages to complete blended product.
Works with QA department to provide necessary samples at prescribed times. Makes necessary adjustments to product based on feedback.
Uses basic math skills, including fractions, to calculate quantities of ingredients needed for partial batches.
Accurately weighs and measures ingredients for use in blends.
Maintains accurate paper records of the quantities of ingredients added to batches.
Stages all required materials for pending panning/blending in advance of shift change.
Ensures that all lines have a smooth transition to oncoming shift.
Ensures that all bag waste is disposed of or recycled as required.
Ensures that all raw materials staged at the beginning of shift match to specs.
Ensures all safety rules are adhered to; communicating issues or concerns that cannot be resolved by crew

Key responsibilities

  • Reads and follows MOs.
  • Assembles packaging boxes, reads electronics scales and packages complete blended product in accordance with label description.
  • Seals internal plastic liners using electronic sealer.
  • Places completed boxes onto pallet and may wrap pallet.
  • Adjust controls as needed to ensure quality production. May increase or decrease speed of equipment using HMI or other controls.
  • May pack whole product by hand or pack into box by weight.
  • Inspects product to ensure that is made according to specifications.
  • Performs sanitation duties to keep area clean at all times.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements.
  • Adheres to uniform requirements and company PPE requirements.
  • Works with QA department to provide necessary samples at prescribed times. Makes necessary adjustments to product based on feedback.

Qualifications and skills

  • 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.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 100 pounds repeatedly.
  • The employee must frequently bend, twist, and reach and stand for long lengths of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat.
  • The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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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