Apr 15, 2019

Production Operator

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Rhinelander, WI, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 2946
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI
Career Builder CB 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Where You’ll Work:  Are you ready to amp up your career in manufacturing?  If the answer is yes, you may to join our Kerry Portland, ME facility!  We make liquid coffee extract that is used in an ingredient in many food and beverages as well as used in the food service industry.  We are adding a number of positions so if you are looking to build a career in manufacturing with a facility boasting a 7 year safety record with ZERO LTI's, we might be the team for you.   

Key responsibilites

What You’ll Do: As the Production Operator, you’ll roast coffee, extract, and fill our product into a variety of different using industrial equipment and play a key role in maintaining the quality of finished product and packaging appearances while keeping the line running efficiently. You’ll do this by making sure the equipment is set up, maintained, and running efficiently and documenting batch production and defects along the way. Part of your job will be handling and moving material, so bring your muscles to move 50lb bags and driving skills to maneuver the forklift, we’ll train you on the rest.

Qualifications and skills

What You’ll Need:  There are a few requirements you’ll need to be safe and successful in this job:

  • Are you comfortable learning new machinery with written and/or verbal procedures or instructions? This means using a control panel and continually evolving in your role and knowledge.

  • Do you have experience working alongside a team and operating machines in a manufacturing environment? The safety of our team and products are our top priority, so we prefer some experience but are happy to train you too.

  • Are you comfortable working on an off shift?  This means working in the afternoons or evening (and there will be some overtime). Because you’ll be part of a team that will count on you, we’d like to see solid work attendance in your current/previous job.


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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to KAcareers@Kerry.com and let us know the nature of your request. 

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