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Operator 3

Requisition ID 42709
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

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.
Location: 400 Prairie Village Dr. New Century, KS 66031

Significant Bonus paid $2,000. - $1000.00 30 days & $1000 90 days on the job!!!

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

  • 1st shift is 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • 2nd shift is 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • 3rd shift is 10:00 pm - 6:30 am

This is a Monday through Friday role with the availability for overtime and work on the weekends.
Get paid weekly every Thursday!!

Key responsibilities

In this role as a manufacturing production operator you will be working on a team and will be responsible for the following:
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
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
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

Key responsibilities

Qualifications and skills

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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