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Trainer-Rome, GA

Requisition ID 37946
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

Under general supervision, monitors and guides trainee performance.  Employees in this job will train TEAM members to learn the safest practices, best production techniques, and to understand quality control, while interacting with management on a regular basis.  This job requires knowledge of the process workflow and production in the locations manufacturing environment.


Trains and develops workforce.  Coordinates training, trains, and monitors trainees to assure quality of work and progression towards qualification.  Ensures adherence to procedures, regulations and guidelines while minimizing errors and safety risks.  Tracks tardiness, absenteeism, and availability of trainees.  Observes behavior of trainees while performing job and responds to potential problems towards the qualification process, and to ensure the safety of individuals.  Creates a variety of documents including One Point Lessons, Standard Operating Procedures, and various training materials.  Must be able to work and accomplish job tasks without constant supervision along with the ability to improve team member morale.  Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.  Trainer will have 8-13 trainees qualifying at one time; it will depend on the plant size, turnover rates, and the complexity of the process.

Key responsibilities

One year of related prior work experience in manufacturing or production; Familiar with production departmental operations, organization policies, applicable laws, procedures, and processes; Knowledge of specialized departmental equipment operation including forklifts, pallet jacks, push carts, scales, and production packaging equipment; Ability to effectively train and direct the workforce to meet production goals and departmental goals/objectives in a high volume department; Mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities; Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.

Physical Requirements: Employees may be required to stand, and/or walk, bend and/or stoop, for long periods.  Lift boxes or equipment up to 25 pounds.  Sit at a computer and type for periods of time.

Qualifications and skills

Communication Skills:  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Must be able to present information and respond to questions from management and others; Ability to build effective working relationships with management and trainees.

Computer Skills:  Experience with Microsoft Excel; or the ability to learn the software.  Computer literacy and the skill to operate specialized software related to departmental operations including Internet, spreadsheet, and word processing programs.

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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