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Food Production Operator- Night Shift

Requisition ID 26370
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type LI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work:

Our Rochester location creates dairy flavors and fermented ingredients for Kerry customers and brands. You'll find a dynamic array of fun things to do in Rochester, MN! Enjoy the city's vibrancy and charm when you visit our picturesque parks and renowned historical sites. With a growing portfolio, comes need to grow our team! If you like working with a close-knit group that makes a big impact, we may be the place for you!


PM Shift opening, must be able to work 4:45PM - 5:15AM!


What you'll do:

As a Fermentation Operator you will control the fermentation process and inoculate with yeast/bacteria to produce fermented intermediate good which will then be evaporated and spray dried by separate departments. In addition, this role pumps specified number of media gallons through sterilizer into fermentation tank, simultaneously, to ensure that process recipe is followed. You’ll watch over 8 fermentors at once for various processing steps; sterilize equipment in a high care fashion due to the microbial nature of fermented ingredients and taking samples. We hope you’ll feel a deep sense of pride when you see friends and family enjoying products you helped produce!


What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • Because you’ll be working with ingredients to specific standards, you’ll have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year food production experience.
  • Ability to operate processing equipment and computerized control equipment with working knowledge of relevant procedures; relevant production experience is preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds unassisted, pull up to 20 pounds, work at elevated heights and in confined spaces, and climb stairs frequently during each shift. Other physical requirements include bending and turning valves using tools such as wrenches, etc.

2402 7th St NW #7536, Rochester, Minnesota 55901 2402 7th St NW #7536, Rochester, Minnesota 55901

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: Rochester MN

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