Production Tech - syrup

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
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Company Overview

Kerry Overview 


We all want a career we 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

Duties shall include but are not limited to the following. This description may change to meet customer, company and governmental requirements. The proper use of all Personal Protective Equipment is mandatory.

  • The safe set-up, operation and sanitation of high speed filling, and packaging equipment including but not limited to: fillers, cappers, labelers, case erecter, case packer, case and/or bottle coders, palletizers and pallet wrapper
  • Accurately recording of production data, turning all related documents to inventory control at end of shift
  • Effectively correcting downtime issues, and reporting issues that are impacting Operational Efficiency immediately to their line lead or supervisor
  • Equipment changeovers, set-ups, trouble shooting and adjustments.
  • Hand stacking and/or manual pack-off
  • Maintain all quality, sanitation and production documents in accordance with plant quality, safety and environmental requirements
  • Manual and/or electrical pallet jacks
  • Following all plant cycle count and inventory control policies
  • Participating in safety, quality and environmental inspections
  • Be a safety leader, work together with others and look out for others
  • Report all safety, quality and environmental issues immediately.
  • Attend all required weekly training and pass related comprehension tests, and sign-up for make-up sessions for those missed
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as required.
  • Support the SQF Food Safety and Quality System by following procedures and participating in training


    • Quality minded, honest individual with previous experience in the food industry preferred
    • Able to work unsupervised, as well as working together with others
    • Good organizational, communication and mathematical skills
    • Knowledgeable in GMP and HACCP programs
    • Knowledge of food manufacturing and sanitation requirements
    • Ability and willingness to follow, plant Safety, Quality, Environmental, and Security policies and guidelines
    • Have a strong mechanical aptitude
    • Must have experience or willingness to learn the duties listed in the job description.
    • Able to work flexible hours, overtime and week-ends as required


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