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Production Operator - 2nd Shift

Requisition ID 25561
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 

Division  Kerry Taste & Nutrition


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.

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

The Production Operator position is responsible for operating various manufacturing equipment used for food production.  Equipment will include, but is not limited to, Blenders, Bulk Fillers, Bag-in-Bob Fillers, and Extractors while strictly adhering to quality and safety standards. 

What you'll do

  • Cleaning processing equipment to ensure product quality and equipment reliabilityDiagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Various cleaning tasks as assigned such as sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and use of cleaning devices and agents to sanitize the general work environment.Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Comply with all safety and quality regulations, and maintain clean and orderly work areas and follow GMP’s
  • May operate vehicles such as floor scrubber or forklift in execution of duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must follow all policies.
  • Overtime may be required and may need to work flex hours at times.
  • Work overtime and weekends when required
  • Must perform job duties efficiently


  • Physical Requirements:
  • Able to climb ladders to silos or towers up to 50-60 ft. on a daily basis as required
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs. and work in a dusty / hot environment
  • Able to stand or kneel for extended periods for repairs as required


  • Working Environment:
  • Factory environment with exposure to basic product chemicals and raw materials.

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Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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