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Warehouse, Lift Truck Operation

Who Kerry Is:


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.

Where You'll Work:


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With over 45 plants across North America, the Owatonna, MN, USA plant is a part of our Beverage division that mass blends savory food ingredients. These dry blended ingredients improve taste and solubility to products like K-Cups, probiotics drinks, vinegar and blended rice’s which are packaged by our customers.  We are hiring career minded people to help meet growing demands for quality ingredients!  You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with people who care about what we do! If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!

What You'll Do:


The Warehouse Lift Truck Operator handles a variety of duties to support receiving and finished goods transport functions.  They are cross trained to receive in products that come from our 3PL and load outbound trucks with customer product. Accurate use of scan guns, safe transport of finished product from racking onto trucks as well being able to put products in racks or tier stack them from the floor are all important. Loading, unloading and other duties to support smooth operations in the warehouse are required. During any spare time, this position is responsible for sweeping and operating the floor scrubber in the production and warehouse areas.


What You Need to Succeed:


  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Basic math skills, ability to calculate percentages.
  • 1 yr. Manufacturing experience, preferably in a chemical or food processing facility.
  • Prior lift truck operation and safety certification preferred.
  • Use of MS products required, SAP software preferred.
  • Attend work as scheduled and availability to work overtime if needed.

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. Additional information can be found at: Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (

Nearest Major Market: Owatonna

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