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Who Kerry Is:

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

Where You'll Work:


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With over 45 plants across North America, the Seattle, WA, USA plant is a part of our Beverage division that makes sweet and spicy sauces, syrups, extracts and similar liquid ingredients.  We are hiring career minded people to help meet growing demands for quality ingredients.  You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment! We feel good about our products that make food taste better - often chocolate, vanilla or jalapeño! 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 You'll Do:


Key Responsibilities:

Included, but not limited to, any of the following (other duties may be assigned as needed).


•Complete all required training within onboarding plan deadlines
•Embrace concepts of and actively practice all Kerry Policies and Procedures
•Actively participate and/or support Kerry improvement initiatives, as needed/required
•Participate in development/review of Procedures, documentation, and implementation, as needed/required
•Support New employee Learning & Development, and Cross-training initiatives, as needed/required

•Be a leader for other employees working in the Work Center



  1. Must attend and participate in daily pre-shift huddles on time
  2. Receive and hand-off shift with peers, ensuring all information is communicated properly
  3. Retrieve all necessary set up/start up information/specifications/guidelines
  4. Retrieve all necessary materials to perform tasks referring to Manufacturing Work Order
  5. Follow FIFO for all materials needed according to the Manufacturing Work Order
  6. Verify Item/Material and Lot numbers to be used according to the Manufacturing Work Order
  7. Complete all equipment changeover/set-up processes minimizing equipment downtime and meeting or exceeding set-up standard requirements
  8. Safely, efficiently, and effectively operate assigned production equipment
  9. Troubleshoot, solve and/or escalate issues that may arise during the shift
  10. Pre-plan next task before completion of current task
  11. Support all operational efficiency initiatives
  12. Promote a Positive working environment, driving a Continuous Improvement Culture
  13. Responsible for ensuring specification deviation are reported appropriately and in a timely manner
  14. Responsible for compliance with initiatives for minimizing losses (downtime, waste, costs, etc.)
  15. Create/Submit Work requests for equipment/processes that can be improved or need attention, in a timely manner
  16. In the event of absence of another employee with the same skill level, will assume the duties and responsibilities
  17. Communicate ANY Food Safety, Quality, and/or Workplace Safety issues/concerns to Management
  18. Able to read and write basic English to understand Manufacturing Work Orders
  19. Able to lift to 50 lbs. when necessary


What You'll Need:


Quality, Food Safety and Sanitation

  1. Maintain a high level of Quality, Food Safety, Housekeeping and Sanitation
  2. Maintain a high level of GMPs and report anyone failing to meet minimum expectations
  3. Understand and Adhere to all GMPs and Hygienic Zoning requirements throughout the facility and those specific to assigned tasks and job duties
  4. Ensure all required quality data is properly recorded and legibly documented
  5. Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and Quality of the product, processes, or quality systems
  6. Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected
  7. Understand and Adhere to all SSOP’s pertaining to assigned equipment


Health, Safety and Environment

  1. Maintain a Safe work environment for all personnel, through communicating and submitting work requests
  2. Ability to initiate action when there are concerns for employee or equipment Safety
  3. Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to employee or equipment Safety
  4. Embrace concepts of and actively practice the Eye for Safety fundamentals to aid Kerry efforts to achieve a zero-accident rate
  5. Understand and Adhere to all PPE requirements throughout the facility and those specific to assigned tasks and job duties
  6. Ensure all PPE is clean and in good repair
  7. Follow all LOTO Procedures when setting up, troubleshooting, cleaning equipment and /or whenever else necessary or outlined for job specific tasks
  8. Participate in initiatives to create an Environmentally friendly workplace
  9. Able to lift to 50 lbs. when necessary


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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