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Machine Operator - PM Shift **Starting at $22.18 plus shift differential

Requisition ID 24434
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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.

What you'll do:


At Kerry, our mission is to inspire food and nourish life around the world. As a Machine Operator at our Rothschild location, you'll help us make lactose products and ingredients. To do that, you will be responsible for the operation and monitoring of your machine. That entails maintaining processing equipment, making adjustments to ensure product uniformity is part of your daily routine. As our customers consume the products we make, the utmost quality in our manufacturing is vital. Ensuring that quality is everyone's responsibility, so you'll partner with a quality team to ensure our production is to customer standards by performing quality tests and maintaining accurate documentation.


You'll be a crucial part of a high performing team that keeps our production lines efficiently running while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace. We'll count on you to help us meet our customer and consumer needs as you:


  • Move and transfer ingredients by hand, cart, or forklift (don't worry, we'll train you if not certified)
  • Perform quality checks and document machine readings with accuracy - your attention to detail will be essential.


Shift Information:

  • 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM, rotating nights (M, T on; off W, R; on F, S, S and rotate off M, T, etc.).
  • One week you will work 48 hours, and the following will be 36 hours.
  • Voluntary overtime is available after 90 days.

Where you'll work:

Our Rothschild location produces pharmaceutical grade lactose for tablet from pharmaceutical products. Our Rothschild location is a union facility that prides itself on very competitive wages and benefits and offers the potential to learn and grow. You'd be working in a healthy, collaborative, and engaged culture. Each team member helps foster an environment based on collaboration and teamwork to bring our customer the highest quality product in the market. This facility is part of the Teamsters union.


Things to note about working in manufacturing and this location:

  • Working on the production line in manufacturing is a highly physical job. You'll move, bend, lift, and be on your feet most of your shift.
  • The plant is not climate controlled in most areas, leading to warm days in the summer months!
  • While dust control systems are in place, dust can be a factor to consider. Respirators are provided for employees when needed.
  • Uniforms are provided, including Personal Protection Equipment, including a voucher for steel-toe boots. Masks are required to be worn at all times.

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • At least one year of previous machine operator experience is required for this position, as you will be operating complex and unique machines.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent previous work experience is preferred. You'll use math and writing skills daily.
  • Attention to detail is critical for making detailed documentation of work.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks are needed to keep up with this fast-paced role.
  • We work lean, so the ability to work independently at times is essential.
  • As part of a team that will rely on you to achieve our goals, you will need to demonstrate a stable work history/attendance.
  • Successfully passing a drug and background will be required to ensure the safety of our team.


In exchange for your efforts, you'll receive a robust compensation and benefits package, paid time off to volunteer for causes you care about, PTO eligibility starting day one, a strong employee assistance program and more! Help us inspire food while inspiring your career. Apply today to join us.

10202 Foremost Dr. PO Box 98 Rothschild, WI 54474     

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: Wausau

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