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Liquid Receiving Operator Nights - Sign On Bonus - Rochester, MN

Requisition ID 37462
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

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.

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

Where you'll work: 

Our Rochester, MN location is part of our Applied Health and Nutrition Division and specializes in fermented ingredients for products related to the bio-science industry.  Our team is proud of the work they do and have a focus on clean label or natural products ensuring freshness.

2402 7th Street NW Rochester, MN 55901


What you'll do:  Sign on Bonus

Responsible for receiving and pasteurizing liquid raw materials, CIP of silos and line circuits, monitoring equipment and sanitation and housekeeping.  The work area includes the receiving area, control room, truck bay, flow plate and the silo area. 

Key responsibilities

  • Performs line circuit and tank piping connections for receiving area, including connections to flowplates, tanker trucks and silos.  
  • Operates evaporator #1 and #2 including startup, running and shutdown of equipment.  Builds solids in evaporator, monitoring and emptying.  Operates pasteurizer.   
  • Will be fully trained on the small dryer and perform duties to help dryer operator on occasion. 
  • Uses computer systems to perform job functions. Including:  Mapics, pick lists, historical charts and reports, silo control screens to change setpoints.  Utilizes Intelex, SAP and Ifix. 
  • Washes and cleans equipment per the sanitation manual.  Follows GMP program and rules. 
  • Operates forklift. 

Qualifications and skills

What you'll need to be successful and safe: 

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED.  

EXPERIENCE:3-5 years direct relevant experience in Evaporation, Silo and/or Pasteurizing  

  • SKILLS Must have the ability to work alone and in close cooperation with production personnel. 
  • Capable of working through complex problems alone or with others to provide logical solutions. 
  • The physical demands of this position include the ability to walk and stand on a regular basis.  Must climb stairs and ladders.   The ability to reach, bend/stoop, crouch, squat, push/pull and manipulate is required.  Must occasionally lift product from a variety of positions to 30 pounds.  Is infrequently required to lift up to 55 pounds.  Vision, reading and writing are required to perform this job. Talking and hearing are not essential functions of this position. 

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 .

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