• Shipping Operator

    Job Locations US-NJ-Clark
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    Full Time
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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

    We have an immediate opening for a Shipping Operator at our Manufacturing facility in Clark, NJ. Shift will be 11am-7pm - training may take place on an earlier shift.  Must be available for weekend work as needed.


    Primary Purpose:


    Prepare and ship orders in a manner consistent with customer, company and regulatory requirements.


    Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

    1. Accurately release the proper freight to the truckers as allotted on the Bill of Ladings.
    2. Maintain a clean and safe working environment and follow good safety practices as directed by safety teachings.
    3. Following the instructions on the worksheets for order preparation: properly label, scan, seal, palletize and wrap product so that it meets customer specifications and can be transported safely and without damages.
    4. Follow the loading instructions on the bills of lading accurately and safely load freight onto trucks including any documentation as required.
    5. Using RF scanners consolidate LPN's to orders in IREN .
    6. Maintain GMP’s and complete functions listed on the sanitation schedule.
    7. Consolidate containers in shipping area to maximize space usage.
    8. Proper handling of Allergen products and equipment according to Allergen Control Procedures
    9. Responsible for conformance to Food Safety and Food Quality Plans as described in the Kerry Clark SQF Systems manual. Must report any and all deviations to a member of management and QA- and set product aside until further instructed.
    10. Other duties assigned by supervisor/manager.


    Minimum Requirements:

    High School or equivalent. Must be able to operate forklifts and other equipment integral to the job functions. Some basic computer skills. Basic math skills, capable of reading and writing in English. Knowledge of hazardous material regulations. Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.


    Physical Requirements:

    Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds and move up to 450 pounds. Must be able to see and distinguish between labels. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk through the warehouse.


    Working Environment:

    Factory environment with exposure to flavor and basic product chemicals and raw materials.




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