Production Operator

Company Overview

We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel better about. And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who want to help us make the business better. People who expect better from themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving new paths to lead the business forward. We need great people who want to do great things. People like you, perhaps.

If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward. Learn more and/or apply at

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.

Description and Responsibilities

Foster a successful, accountable 1Kerry oriented work environment
  • Responsible for following all applicable quality and food safety procedures and policies
  • Ensure fellow employees, contractors and visitors are following all applicable quality and food safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure adherence to proper personal safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Observe all safety and quality guidelines
  • Must be able to operate machinery and perform tasks in the production and packaging of food products
  • Must be familiar with machine functions in order to perform the above stated tasks
  • Obtain forklift certification specific to Kerry (certification will be obtained during orientation)
  • Must be able to lead and help train fellow team members within the departments
  • Follow all GMP's, personal safety, and food safety guidelines
  • Observe all legal and quality process control policies and regulations
  • Accurately maintain company records and forms
  • Report any defective materials or questionable conditions to the Production Supervisor
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in clean and orderly condition
  • Complete all operator testing requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by management


High School graduate or GED preferred from an accredited school: must be able to communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding and terminology of the job
  • Previous machine operating experience in food or manufacturing industry preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Desired):
  • Ability to work as an effective team member; includes accepting supervision/assistance from other team members
  • Detail oriented and self-directed
  • Able to read and interpret plant production documents
  • Ability to learn and operate machinery by a computerized control panel
  • Possess Basic keyboard and data entry skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or verbal procedures or instructions
  • Have basic math and mechanical skills
  • Ability to organize and plan ahead to maximize job efficiency

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