Nov 09, 2019

Food Manufacturing Operator

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Seattle, WA, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 10857
Position Type (US)Full Time
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Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about

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:

Our Owatonna, MN location creates powdered beverages in the form of hot cocoa and protein powders for Kerry customers and brands. While other production floors can get hot, you’ll stay comfortable in our climate-controlled facility. With a growing portfolio, comes need to grow our team! If you like working with a close-knit group that makes a big impact, we may be the place for you!

Key responsibilities

What you'll do:

Do you enjoy your days being full of variety? As a Blender Operator you’ll see a product’s transformation from individual ingredients to finished product. You’ll follow instructions provided on a recipe card or “batch ticket” listing which ingredients you’ll gather and the amount needed. If you’re active, this is the role for you because you’ll use your hustle for lifting and transporting bags of up to 50lbs of ingredients to other team members. After the ingredients are mixed and sifted down to fine particles for quality dissolvent in your favorite powdered drink product, the mixture is bagged, hand labeled and palletized. We hope you’ll feel a deep sense of pride when you see friends and family enjoying products you helped produce!

You’ll be a key part of a high performing team that keeps production lines running efficiently while working together to ensure we all have a safe workplace. We’ll count on you to help us meet our customer and consumer needs as you:

  • Measure, weigh and document ingredients
  • Move and transfer ingredients by hand, cart, or forklift (don’t worry, we’ll train you if not certified)
  • Document temperature and machine readings with accuracy - your attention detail will be key here
Qualifications and skills

What you'll need to be successful and safe:

  • Because you’ll be working with ingredients to specific standards, you’ll have either a high school diploma or equivalent or previous work experience with measuring and documenting with detail.
  • No need to join a gym! This role will require lifting 4 to 5 50lbs bags of ingredients per minute by hand.
  • Do you know the value of a great team? Teamwork is one of our values and critical to everyone’s success.
  • 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.
  • Because the safety of you and our team are important to us, successfully passing a drug and background will be required.
     ​220 24th Avenue NW, Owatonna, MN 55060 Food Manufacturing Operator

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 .         

Salary & Benefits

Competitive

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