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Warehouse Operative

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:


Our Seattle, WA location is part of our Liquid Beverage division and creates sweet syrups and spicy sauce variations for Kerry customers and brands. You’ll be working in a state-of-the-art facility with a team that’s committed to helping each other succeed in their roles though structured training with committed and engaged leadership. Are you looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with? With our engagement program, volunteer days and energetic culture, we might be the team for you!

What You'll Do:


The Warehouse Lift Truck Operator handles a variety of duties to support receiving and finished goods transport functions.  They are cross trained to receive in products that come from our 3PL and load outbound trucks with customer product. Accurate use of scan guns, safe transport of finished product from racking onto trucks as well being able to put products in racks or tier stack them from the floor are all important. Loading, unloading and other duties to support smooth operations in the warehouse are required. During any spare time, this position is responsible for sweeping and operating the floor scrubber in the production and warehouse areas.

What You Need to Succeed:


  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Ability to operate forklift and pallet movers.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and the ability to kneel, bend over, squat, stoop, and carry.
  • Ability to organize and plan ahead to maximize job efficiency.
  • Use of computer, SAP ideally, properly document conditions on all related paperwork.
  • Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.

​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. Additional information can be found at: Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (                              

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.      

Posting Type: DNI

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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