Kerry Production Operator/Material Handler in Fredericksburg, Iowa
Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
Leading to better.
Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!
Leading to better, together.
Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
Empowering our people
Promoting diverse thinking
Investing in innovation
Acting on sustainability
Embracing our differences
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.
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
Requisition ID 2018-13265
Position Type Full Time
Posting Type DNI
Posting Type CB