Job title: Production Operator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Fredericksburg, IA
Salary type: Annual
Salary: USD $33,280.00
Job published: 10/29/2018
Job ID: 32166
Contact name: David Velez
Phone number: 561-712-0307 Ext 114
Contact email:

Job Description


High School graduate or GED preferred from an accredited school: must be able to communicate in English at a level to facilitate the understanding and terminology of the job

  • Previous machine operating experience in food or manufacturing industry preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Desired):

  • Ability to work as an effective team member; includes accepting supervision/assistance from other team members
  • Detail oriented and self-directed
  • Able to read and interpret plant production documents
  • Ability to learn and operate machinery by a computerized control panel
  • Possess Basic keyboard and data entry skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or verbal procedures or instructions
  • Have basic math and mechanical skills
  • Ability to organize and plan ahead to maximize job efficiency

Foster a successful, accountable oriented work environment

  • Responsible for following all applicable quality and food safety procedures and policies
  • Ensure fellow employees, contractors and visitors are following all applicable quality and food safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure adherence to proper personal safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Observe all safety and quality guidelines
  • Must be able to operate machinery and perform tasks in the production and packaging of food products
  • Must be familiar with machine functions in order to perform the above stated  tasks
  • Obtain forklift certification specific to Kerry (certification will be obtained during orientation)
  • Must be able to lead and help train fellow team members within the departments
  • Follow all GMP’s, personal safety, and food safety guidelines
  • Observe all legal and quality process control policies and regulations
  • Accurately maintain company records and forms
  • Report any defective materials or questionable conditions to the Production Supervisor
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in clean and orderly condition
  • Complete all operator testing requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by management