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Packaging Operator Nights - Sign On Bonus - Rochester, MN

Requisition ID 38794
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

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

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:


Stages and blends ingredients, packages products, and COPs all blending and packaging equipment during scheduled cleaning periods. Follows established procedures to achieve QC approved products.

Key responsibilities

  1. Performs daily set up and running of packer control system, by understanding packer parts, de-aeration probes, bag sealer, bag conveyor and flattener, packer discharge station and sifter system, .
  2. Performs daily HACCP checks for packaging room and blend room, (screen check, metal detector, and tool check list) and understands the important of this checklist.
  3. Performs Issues and Receipts with Mapics, pick list, and coversheets for manufacturing orders. Fills out powders packaging summary and dry blending and packaging weight control chart, and quality control check-off procedures.
  4. Washes and cleans equipment per the sanitation manual. Follows GMP program and rules.
  5. Operates forklift per training procedures.
  6. Informative knowledge of Qset and Work instructions.
  7. Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and skills

Education/and or Experience:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • On the job training
  • Demonstrate communication, organizational, and the ability to listen
  • Excellent attention to detail, neatness, and follow through with tasks.
  • Ability to organize and handle multiple tasks.


Work Environment and Physical Requirements

1. 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 frequently required. Must frequently lift product from a variety of positions to 55 pounds and has occasional requirement to lift over 55 pounds. Vision and the ability to read and write are required to perform this job. Talking and hearing are not essential functions of this position.

2. The job is performed inside. There is exposure to humidity, dust, fumes, noise, and chemical agents. Hearing protection is required. On occasion there is close proximity to moving objects and sharp tools and limited room for movement when staging product. The floor surface is linoleum, metal grates, or concrete frequently wet in some areas. The temperature is variable based on the season and the task being performed

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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