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Warehouse Material Handler

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 plants across North America, the Savannah, GA plant is a part of our Beverage division that makes soups, broths, syrups and liquid ingredients.  We are hiring career minded people to help meet growing demands for quality food products and ingredients.  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.

What This Role Is:

 

The Warehouse Support position is responsible for assisting with shipping, receiving and inventory control of all materials to support the Savannah plant. This position reports to the Team Leader/Warehouse Supervisor.  In the absence of the warehouse support person, other warehouse support personnel will serve as backup.

What You'll Do:

 

  • Safely transport finished product with the proper paperwork to the finished goods warehouse and properly place finished goods in the correct location for that customer.
  • Hand stack and transport pallets of finished product to the warehouse when hand stacking and rework are necessary.
  • Identify the correct package materials and skids for each customer.
  • Maintain an adequate supply of packaging material and remove all materials that are not being used including moving scrap to recycling. 
  • Supply production with pre-selected and approved production materials, using partials and oldest material first. 
  • Address or correct any unsafe conditions that are discovered and report all safety issues or truck malfunctions immediately to the Traffic Manager.
  • Keep pallet logs updated with the correct warehouse location where product is stored.
  • Audit materials for accurate inventory and placement at the end of each shift.
  • Complete the daily LTO checklist (once per shift) and keep lift truck clean and in safe operating condition.
  •  Adhere to all forklift safety standards and regulations.
  • Sweep, scrub, clean and relieve stackers for breaks and lunch.
  • Assist team members when problems arise and in the training stackers and LTO’s.
  • All other duties as required.

What's In It For You:

 

  • 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
  • Direct hire, full time roles with great benefits!
  • Full benefits, including mental health, employee assistance program & more!
  • Work within a growing, sustainable industry, food and ingredients!
  • Temperature controlled environment.

What You'll Need For Success:

 

  • High School or Equivalent education
  • Basic math and computer skills and ability to read, write & speak English
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Prior Lift Truck Safety Certification and Reach Truck experience preferred.
  • High attention to detail, use of Inventory software and RF scanners
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. periodically during the shift
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment that is subject to temperature variance

 


Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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