Kerry Production Operative I -2nd Shift in New Century, Kansas

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

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

2 nd Shift (Hours: 3:30pm – 12:00am; Monday - Friday; occasional over-time required)

  • Reads and follows MOs.

  • Assembles packaging boxes, reads electronics scales and packages complete blended product in accordance with label description.

  • Seals internal plastic liners using electronic sealer.

  • Places completed boxes onto pallet and may wrap pallet.

  • Adjust controls as needed to ensure quality production. May increase or decrease speed of equipment using HMI or other controls.

  • May pack whole product by hand or pack into box by weight.

  • Inspects product to ensure that is made according to specifications.

  • Performs sanitation duties to keep area clean at all times.

  • Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements. Adheres to uniform requirements and company PPE requirements.

  • Works with QA department to provide necessary samples at prescribed times. Makes necessary adjustments to product based on feedback.

  • Assists crew members when necessary

  • Assists with detailed cleaning activities in room as well as other areas of plant on a regular basis.

  • Ensures that all lines have a smooth transition to oncoming shift.

  • Delivers a clean, well-ordered room to replacement each shift.

  • Fills out all necessary paperwork.

  • Ensures that all bag waste is disposed of or recycled as required.

  • Ensures all safety rules are adhered to; communicating issues or concerns that cannot be resolved by crew or supervisors.

  • Performs all other related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents and write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly and/or move up to 100 pounds and frequently

  • Lift or move up to 50 pounds repeatedly. The employee must frequently bend, twist, and reach and stand for long lengths of time.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Requisition ID 2018-14774

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter GB1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB