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Packaging Machine Operator - Nights

Who Kerry Is:


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!


 With over 45 plant across North America, the Savannah, GA facility is a part of our Beverage division. You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment! We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!


Hiring for 12 Hour Shifts - Every Other Weekend Off!

What This Role Is:


The Packaging/Labeling Equipment Operator is responsible for the operation, cleaning, and light maintenance of the equipment that packages filled product for commercial distribution.  The PLE Operator is also responsible for setting up coding equipment and inspecting product to ensure adherence to specifications. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.  In the absence of the PLE Operator, another PLE Operator will serve as backup.

What You'll Do:

  • Operation of machines such as: the accumulator, cap applicator, straw applicator, mead wrapper, cardboard packer, and inkjet coder.
  • Data-entry of SKU, lot code, and expiration date information into appropriate coding and labeling equipment according to specification sheet.
  • Verify materials and codes to adhere to specifications and record necessary information on appropriate forms.
  • Have knowledge of RF scanning equipment and be able to scan all production material correctly.
  • Autonomous, general maintenance for PLE and coding equipment.
  • General support of plant production and quality assigned by plant leadership.
  • Attend all safety meetings, report any safety incidents/accidents and understand and follow all Company and Plant Safety policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in training, learning the Kerry HACCP program & Support the SQF 2000 System.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

What's In It For You:


  • Direct Hire in a productive, growth-oriented environment
  • Competitive pay, and weekly paychecks paid on Thursdays
  • Friendly, close-knit team and supervisors invested in your success
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year
  • Full benefits, including mental health, employee assistance program & more!
  • Opportunities for training career advancement

What You'll Need:


  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or verbal procedures or instructions.
  • Ability to learn basic keyboard and data entry skills, computer literate
  • Have basic math skills.
  • Have basic mechanical skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and the ability to kneel, bend over, squat, stoop, and carry.
  • Ability to work in a warm and dusty environment.
  • Ability to organize and plan ahead to maximize job efficiency.
  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Previous manufacturing experience a plus

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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