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Production Team Member

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Date: 26-Aug-2021

Location: Portadown, ARM, GB

Company: Kerry

We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

Kerry Portadown is located just 10 min drive from Portadown town centre on the Armagh Road and currently employs 160 employees. We currently have vacancies for Production Operatives.


Our Production Operation runs on a rotating shift pattern

06:00 – 14:30 Mon to Friday

14:30 – 23:30 Mon to Thursday & 14:30 – 21:30 Friday


The Site is 103 years old and was acquired by Kerry acquired in 2001 from Golden Vale.


The Factory was also known to some as Golden Cow as it used to pack the Block Golden Cow Butter.


Kerry Portadown is a branded packing site which packs Charleville, Low Low & Coleraine Cheese in Block, Slices and Grated formats and Cheese and Meat Snacking products to all the major retailers in UK and Ireland.


We also pack Cheese Slices for several Food Service Restaurants across UK, Ireland & Europe.


As a Production team member you will be responsible for maintaining a good standard of work, meeting quality & efficiency requirements and following company policies to report any issues in the correct manner. You will also be responsible for Food safety, clean as you go procedures and completing paperwork to legislation and company policies.


What’s in it for you?


Career development opportunities, £9.05 per hour  + shift premium increasing to £9.33 per hour after 6 months service, matched pension scheme and access to an employee assistance program and employee benefits platform.


Kerry is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Consistent with our policy of providing equality of opportunity for all, we are required to seek particular information from applicants.  As part of your application you will be asked to answer a short number of questions.  This information will be held separate to your application and treated in the strictest of confidence. 


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