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Production Operator- 2nd & 3rd Shift - Vinton, IA

Requisition ID 28545
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


Where You'll Work:

Our Vinton, IA location creates soy nuts, breadcrumbs, and assorted flours for Kerry customers and brands. We are a fast paced, never a dull moment manufacturing facility with a culture of community, accountability, and team work. If you've got an eagle eye for quality and are looking for a team to develop and grow with then this job might be the one for you! 


$2000 Bonus!


We currently have 2nd & 3rd shift openings. We are looking for someone who is also comfortable working 12 hour shifts.


Currently offering a retention bonus at 30 and 90 days on the job!!



What You'll Do:

Our Production Operators are a critical component to our success. You’re the one behind the scenes ensuring every production line is up to standards and is supported. You’re making it possible for us to ensure top quality of Kerry products. It’ll be your responsibility to keep our product at the correct temperature range, assembling and breaking down machinery during our start up and shut down periods and completing daily paperwork. Our ingredients are held to the highest quality standards, so we’ll ask you to perform moisture checks and sieve analysis on completed product. If you’re like us, you will feel a deep sense of pride when you see friends and family eating products with ingredients you helped produce!

You’ll be a key part of a high performing team that keeps production lines running efficiently while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace. We’ll count on you to help us meet our customer and consumer needs as you:

  • Move and transfer ingredients by hand, cart, or forklift (don’t worry, we’ll train you if not certified) 
  • Document temperature and machine readings with accuracy - your attention to detail will be key here



What You'll Need:

  • Do you have experience working alongside a team and operating machines in a manufacturing environment? The safety of our team and products are our top priority, so we prefer some experience.
  • Are you comfortable and able to continuously lift 50 pounds?
  • Because you’ll be working with ingredients to specific standards, we'd prefer you have either a high school diploma or equivalent or previous work experience with measuring and documenting with detail. 
  • Do you have experience driving a forklift?  The safety of our team and products are our top priority, so we prefer a year of experience behind the wheel.  
  • Looking for somewhere where you will never be bored? Your days will be filled with variety as you utilize your willingness to learn in multiple work centers, our Vinton facility has 3!

Food Manufacturing, Operator, Production, manufacturing

1601 W D St, Vinton, IA 52349


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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

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