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Production Operator (days)

Company: Kerry Group plc
Location: Rome
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

Primary Purpose: Safely and efficiently operate all machinery and equipment associated with assigned manufacturing operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Report any deficiency of ingredients or issues with the line.
* As an operator you are responsible for the quality and safety of the product and for maintaining high efficiency for the line.
* Accurately complete pre-op inspections, quality and safety check points.
* Complete safety work orders when appropriate.
* Be able to participate in safety initiatives, committees and teams.
* Never take shortcuts or use the improper tools/equipment that could compromise the safety of themselves or others.
* Food safety and quality is Kerry's priority so it's important to adhere to all Food Safety/Quality SOP's while also accurately completing required Food Safety & Quality records.
* Enter transactions into SAP accurately and timely.
* Practice GMPS.

The above listed duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties required. Incumbents will be expected to perform other duties as assigned

Key responsibilities

Minimum Requirements:

Experience:

* Organizational skills & excellent communication skills are essential.
* Ability to read, write and communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding of the terminology of the job.
* Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or verbal procedures or instructions.
* Ability to organize and plan ahead to maximize job efficiency and work safely.
* Ability to strive for excellence in all areas; focus on effective internal and external customer-supplier relationships.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

* Previous work experience within a food manufacturing and distribution environment.
* Basic computer experience.

Working Conditions:

* Food manufacturing plant
* Warehouse environment

Physical Requirements:

* Ability kneel, bend, squat, stoop, carry, reach, stand, grip, push, pull, arm extensions and perform elevated work.
* Ability to work in hot, cold or wet environments.
* Ability to lift 50 pounds continuously throughout shift.
* Ability to work overtime and use a flexible schedule.
* Ability to walk up to 135 feet one way many times a day.
* Ability to continuously stand/walk up to 12 hours.
* Ability to climb stairs or ladder.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. Kerry reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.

Kerry is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Qualifications and skills

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 .

Keywords: Kerry Group plc, Chattanooga , Production Operator (days), Professions , Rome, Tennessee

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