Kerry Skilled Operative in Blue Earth, Minnesota
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.
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.
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
Set up extruders including screw profile assembly, die inserts, pumps, cutters, and calibration of dry and liquid feeds using Company-issued hand tools.
Start up extruders according to strict protocol and under supervision.
Operate extruder including record keeping, basic product quality tests, trouble-shooting, and monitoring the flow of raw materials inputs.
Assist with detailed cleaning activities in Processing as well as other areas of plant on a regular basis. This can occasionally mean entire shifts of cleaning duties.
Deliver a clean, well-ordered work area to oncoming replacement.
Make minor adjustments on the machines.
Shut down machinery.
Tear down and clean machinery.
High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.
Must pass a timed basic math skills test without the aid of a calculator.
Must be able to tolerate the above-listed physical and environmental demands of this position with or without accommodations.
Must pass pre-work physical.
Ability to communicate verbally and in written form.
Must have some work experience doing heavy manual labor within the last 5 years.
Strongly prefer a stable employment history with at least 2 years of continuous employment at one employer within the last 5 years.
Previous manufacturing experience preferred
Requisition ID 2018-13343
Position Type Full Time
Posting Type DNI
Posting Type CB