• Pre-weigh - 1st Shift

    Job Locations US-NJ-Clark
    Requisition ID
    2018-13717
    Division
    Kerry
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Posting Type
    DNI
    Posting Type
    CB
  • 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 Pre-weigh incumbent at our Manufacturing facility in Clark, NJ. We are looking for first shift (6:30am-2:30pm) availability after training is completed. Training may take place on a first shift or on off shifts.  Must be available for weekend work as needed. *Shift subject to change*

     

    Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

    • Prints and prepares manufacturing orders and related paperwork.
    • Reads and follows manufacturing orders.
    • Places loose or packaged material on scales and adds or removes portions of material to obtain specified weight as required to MO.
    • Weighs partial ingredients (scoops and dumps) and records weights and lot numbers on manufacturing orders. Partial ingredient information is written on outside of partial containers that includes description, lot number, date, etc.
    • Reads manufacturing order or formula to determine types and quantities of materials to weigh.
    • Assesses material requirements for MO orders to determine if everything needed is available to make the mixes. Plan stock rotation to be sure first in, first out methodology.
    • Calculates number of full containers, sacks, cartons, drums, etc., and partial weight containers that must be weighted out for all ingredients to cover mix requirements.
    • Records weights of materials used for production records, or maintains perpetual inventory of materials used and on hand.
    • Prepares labels as required by manufacturing orders.
    • Re-weighs remaining ingredient containers and records new weight, lot number, and date on outside before sealing and replacing into storage.
    • Transfers certain unused ingredients to warehouse.
    • Transfers weighed materials to production or storage areas.
    • Stages full and partial containers on pallet boards for each mix.
    • Sorts weighed materials into designated bins or containers, according to weight or type.
    • Maintains organized and clutter-free partial ingredient storage area.
    • Performs related tasks as assigned.
    • Maintains accurate paper records of the quantities of ingredients used.
    • Assists with detailed cleaning activities in assigned room as well as other areas of plant on a regular basis.
    • Delivers a clean, well-ordered room to replacement each shift.
    • Ensures that all bag waste is disposed of or recycled as required.
    • Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP requirements. Adheres to uniform requirements and company PPE requirements.
    • Ensures all safety rules and PPE requirements are adhered to; communicating issues or concerns that cannot be resolved by crew.
    • Cleans utensils to ensure no cross contamination.
    • Performs all other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    HS or equivalent experience

    Previous experience in process operation in which has been demonstrated a high degree of competence and understanding of process equipment.

    Problem solving ability and aptitude for learning and professional growth.

    Reading, writing and speaking in English

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to operate forklifts and other equipment integral to the job functions. Must be able to see and distinguish between labels. Must be able to stand for extended periods and walk through the warehouse. Must be certified to wear a respirator and follow all rules regarding respirator wear.

     

    Working Environment: Factory environment with exposure to flavor, and basic product chemicals and raw materials.

     

     

     

     

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