• Filler Machine Operator

    Job Locations US-WI-Jackson
    Requisition ID
    2018-13793
    Division
    Kerry
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Posting Type
    DNI
    Posting Type
    NCB
  • 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 currently have an opening for a 1st shift Machine Operator.  Hours are 4:30am - 3:00pm, Monday - Thursday with availability to work overtime on Fridays (and Saturdays) if needed.  The Machine Operator has the primary responsibility of managing the operation of the packaging lines and coordinating with other team members to achieve the most efficiency and highest quality of finished goods.

    • Responsibile for proper safe operations of the packaging equipment, as well as GMP requirements.

    • Responsible for running the packaging lines as per Production Supervisor instructions.

    • Provides leadership to general labor crew by giving direction and feedback in order to hit daily production schedules and goals.

    • Responsible for flavor changes.

    • Perform the necessary machine settings, change tools including Hoppers, Augers, Can Twisters.

    • Adjust label sizes and fill weights for different containers.

    • Load rolls of film on machines.

    • Per shift, maintain equipment clean, weigh charts every half hour and record keeping as needed.

    • Ensure compliance with Federal and State labor laws.

    • Comply with HACCP and GMP protocols for Production.

    • Perform QC protocols as required by supervisor.

    • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements as trained.

    • Team member must ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement.

    • Follow GMPs, SOPs and safety rules in order to maintain a safe, quality conscience work envirorment at all times.

    • Ensure good housekeeping in packaging area.

    • Follow Sanitation Standards in packaging area.

    • Notify the Supervisor of any packaging deficiencies and any food safety violations.

    • Perform monthly preventative maintenance program.

    • Demonstrate high degree of ownership for product quality, understanding of production schedules and work instructions.

    • Perform other tasks as negotiated with supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED

    • Minimum one year recent food manufacturing experience.
    • Must be able to read and write in English.
    • Good mathematical aptitude, with ability to add, multiply, subtract, and divide.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly.
    • Available to work overtime when needed.
    • Ability to lift, stand, and stoop for long periods of time.
    • Team player, action oriented and problem solving abilities.
    • Strong communication and leadership skills.
    • Demonstrated desire for continous self-development

     

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