3rd Shift Coating Reel Operator in Blue Earth MN

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3rd Shift Coating Reel Operator
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Blue Earth MN
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Job Types:
Production Worker

Requisition ID 27981
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career FunctionManufacturing/Production
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

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.

About the role

The Coating Operator is primarily responsible for the setup, operation, trouble shooting, teardown and cleaning of our liquid coating systems, which apply various edible coatings to the exterior of food products. Because Kerry does not produce coated product every day, this position is required to be cross-trained into Extrusion and often into Blending and the mill room.

Key responsibilities

  • Sets up coating equipment such as blend kettles, pumps, and coating reels.
  • Measure and combine blend ingredients.
  • Operate coating systems including record keeping, basic product quality tests, trouble-shooting, and monitoring the flow of raw material inputs.
  • Assist with detailed cleaning activities in Processing as well as other areas of plant on a regular basis. This can occasionally mean entire shifts of cleaning duties.
  • Deliver a clean, well-ordered work area to oncoming replacement.
  • Take reading off gauges, dials, and computer displays and makes necessary adjustments and communications.
  • Shut down machinery.
  • Tear down and clean machinery.

Qualifications and skills

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Must pass a timed basic math skills test without the aid of a calculator.
  • Must be able to tolerate the above-listed physical and environmental demands of this position with or without accommodations.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Must have some work experience doing heavy manual labor within the last 5 years.
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.

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 foundhere. Additional information can also be here.

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