Production Floor Operator

Job Locations US-GA-Calhoun
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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

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

  1. Operate, evaluate and make adjustments to various types of computerized equipment.
  2. Review work orders or formula’s to determine types and quantities of materials to weigh.
  3. Document products and lot codes on dump sheets/work orders.
  4. Weigh up ingredients on scales for specified amounts for each product/Re-weigh remaining ingredients and records new weight, lot number and date and place in storage.
  5. Stages full and partial containers on pallets for each mix.
  6.  Maintains organized and clutter-free partial ingredient storage area.
  7. Utilizes the proper sheeter set up.
  8. Utilizes the proper oven set up.
  9. Responsible for the pulling, weighing, dumping and recording of ingredients used.
  10. Able to operate fork lift.
  11. Maintain work area in a clean and safe manner.
  12. Maintain GMPS and 5S standards.
  13. Reports all Accidents and Near-misses immediately.


Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Strong organizational skills & excellent communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding of the terminlolgy 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 walk from front office area to various areas of the plant several times a day.
  • Ability to strive for excellence in all areas; focus on effective internal and external customer-supplier relationships.
  • Ability to work well with others as well as individually.
  • Previous work experience within a food manufacturing and distribution environment.
  • Basic computer experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.


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