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Operative (Harrisonburg, VA, VA, US)

Company: Kerry Luxembourg S.a.r.l.
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: July 11, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID 27302
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Key responsibilities

  • Stage and prepare ingredients as outlined on mix batch sheets. 
  • Understands and effectively utilizes Tetra system automated controls to include system startup, continued production and CIP. 
  • Utilizing the Oracle production tools and wireless handheld computers to correctly issue and scan materials as they are consumed for production.? This includes returning materials after the production run is completed. 
  • In conjunction with the maintenance department perform routine maintenance on all process equipment. This includes but not limited to: valves, pumps, O-rings gaskets etc. 
  • Manage all functions related to cleaning and sanitizing the system and their work area. 
  • Perform and document all inspections of critical parameters as outlined by the official thermal process for each product. 
  • Trouble shoot and resolve basic to moderate operating issues involving processing and mixing equipment. 
  • Communicate to all other facility personnel regarding any delays or problems in the batching area that would hinder production. 
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations as required during the entire batching process.? This includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, percentages, and ratios).  
  • Must follow all employee safety, food safety and quality procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). 
  • Responsible for proper shift handoff with oncoming/ outgoing operators. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 
  • Must be able to lift up at least 50 pounds 
  • Must wear all required PPE as required such as protective gloves, aprons, face shields and safety glasses. 
  • Leadership and ownership of the department, job responsibilities and job functions 
  • Manage all functions related to cleaning and sanitizing their work area, as per master cleaning schedule. 
  • Must be able to work independently as well as professionally with other team members. 


Qualifications and skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of recent batching experience 
  • Proficient math, reading, and mechanical comprehension skills 
  • Must be able to consistently lift & move 50 lbs throughout entire shift 

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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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