Kerry Production Operator in Vinton, Iowa

Company Overview

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

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.

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

  • Must be multi tasked minded

  • Must be self-motivated and fast learner

  • Must be able to lift50lbs. repeatedly

  • Able to perform hourly readings of equipment. (Temperatures, Amps, volts, steam pressure, etc…..)

  • Ability to keep product within specified range

  • Follow all GMP’s (Good Manufacturing practices)

  • Open minded and willingness to learn multiple work centers. ( Vinton facility has 4)

  • Must be able to learn how to start up and shut down production over time

  • Make sure all daily paperwork is filled out completely and accurately

  • Able to do moisture checks on finished product hourly

  • Able to do Sieve analysis on diced product

  • Use time and labor efficiently for all production needs

  • Need to be able to know and perform all product change overs effectively and with minimal loss or rework produced.

  • Sweep

  • Run aspiration room

  • Run bean dryer

  • Wrap pallets

  • Forklift duties that include moving product to truck, pallet wrapper, moving ingredients where needed

  • Print labels and place on bags or totes.

Qualifications

High School graduate or GED required 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

Requisition ID 2018-14716

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB