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Warehouse Operative

Requisition ID 26371
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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Posting Type DNI

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

Key responsibilities

  • Forklift certification
  • Responsible for receiving all material into SAP. Returns, raw materials, packaging materials, etc… This will include outside storage facilities as well.
  • Will need to be able to facilitate raw materials for department productions.
  • Responsible for distributing paper work to the necessary departments to insure a timely release.
  • Responsible for ensuring all raw materials are sampled, stored according to plant GMP's/SOP's and safety procedures.
  • Must be able to accurately enter bin transfers, etc. and retrieve data from the computer system.
  • Needs to be able to enter all incoming material in the receiving Excel worksheet
  • Must keep work area in a clean and safe manner.
  • Must be able to follow instructions, be a team player and communicate well.
  • Must have the ability to be flexible and work with limited supervision, must be a quick thinker.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety.  This requires observing and enforcing safety rules and practices, encouraging safe work behaviors, and promptly correcting    conditions and unsafe behavior, which may lead to accidents.
  • Must have ability to coordinate and prioritize work in the absence of the warehouse supervisor.
  • Responsible for checking and performing inventory counts accurately as required.
  • Must be able to accomplish order checking, label making, UPS and FEDEX shipping, and coordinating finished product/raw material transfers from outside warehouses.

Qualifications and skills

  1. Have a good working knowledge of math and be confident in using it.
  2. Must have a full understanding of inventory control, counting procedures, products and movement.
  3. Must be able to obtain a working knowledge of computer systems necessary. (SAP, Windows, Outlook, Excel, Email or be trained to perform these functions within probationary period).
  4. Must be able to write clearly and legibly.
  5. Must be in good mental and physical condition.
  6. Must be able to communicate well in a professional manner, possess excellent phone skills, read and understand written instructions.
  7. Individual must be flexible in adjusting his/her work schedule and be able to work overtime when required to meet the department needs.
  8. Individual must be organized, neat, clean and consistent.
  9. Individual must have initiative, be resourceful and have the ability to use common sense and make decisions using sound judgment.
  10. Must be able to operate standard office equipment, i.e., scanner, copier, fax machine, calculator, etc.
  11. Minimum of 2-3 years warehousing experience.

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: Binghamton

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