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Packager - $1500 Sign On Bonus

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 the direction of the Production Supervisor, this position is responsible to efficiently package the products on the various Kerry dryers.

$1500 Sign on bonus.  ($500 after 30 days, $500 after 90 days and $500 after 180 days)

Key responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for packaging and palletizing the products produced on the Kerry dryers.
  • Performs scale checks, takes and submits samples to the Lab. per specified frequencies.
  • Assists Operators and other bagger personnel; preparing bags, room cleaning, dryer cleaning, bag staging and warehousing production.
  • Responsible for the efficient operation and monitoring of the dryer bagging systems as assigned.
  • Takes appropriate action whenever the raw material or finished product does not meet Standards highlighted in Sop`s, EPL, and processing logs
  • Rotates packaging product on the dryer operations with operator and refinery assistant.  As designated by our job rotation procedure.
  • Performs assigned data entry, record keeping and process monitoring functions according to established procedures in an accurate and timely manner. Responsible for all EPL related record and data entry.
  • Initiates the cleaning of bagging rooms and related equipment per Kerry Master Sanitation Schedules, SQF, Dryer and packaging cleaning check lists, and Regulatory requirements.
  • Continuously works to maximize On Product hours and to minimize the Off Product hours. Within a reasonable period, must develop a level of competency that supports trouble shooting equipment problems, and maximize equipment performances. During breakdowns works directly with Maintenance personnel to fix equipment in a timely manner.
  • Reports and records all deviations from specified operating parameters and “critical control points,” as established by HACCP and Kerry procedures.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with co-workers.  When necessary, communicate with plant visitors or guests in a professional, helpful, timely manner to project a positive image of Kerry and our products.
  • Complying with all safety and work rules and regulations, and departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Regular and punctual attendance and physical presence in the workplace.
  • Seek involvement in continuous improvement activities and processes to support organizational progress on safety, quality, customer service and cost goals.
  • Provide break relief to other employees as needed. 
  • Timely and accurate completion of duties.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills


  • This position requires a high school diploma, or GED.


  • Previous Manufacturing a plus.

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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