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Production Operator

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-onBonus, paid at 30 & 90 days on the job.!!! 


We currently have multiple Machine Operator openings available on 3rd shift (8 hour shifts)! Hours are 10:00pm - 6:30am Monday – Saturday.


What You'll Do:

As a 3rd 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:

  • 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 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.


What's In It For You:

  • Weekly paychecks paid on Thursdays
  • Friendly, close-knit team and supervisors invested in your success
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year
  • Full benefits, including mental health, employee assistance program & more!

400 Prairie Village Dr, New Century, KS 66031

Operator, Manufacturing, Production

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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