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Kelly Services Packaging Machine Operators in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kelly Services has partnered with Kerry Ingredients in Vinton, Iowa! Work in the Greater Cedar Rapids area!

Kerry is a dynamic, fast growing food manufacturer and is currently searching for reliable, team-oriented Packaging Machine Operators. As a Packaging Machine Operator at our site, you’ll be responsible for ensuring every production line is up to standards and is supported.

Packaging Machine Operator - Vinton, Iowa - 12 Hour Rotating Shifts - Overtime!

Job Duties:

  • Packaging product from line that weighs between 18-50 lbs per bag. Must be able to lift bags to place on pallets, from floor to over shoulder, repeatedly. (approx. 1 bag/minute)

  • Reviewing product from line for proper color, texture and smell.

  • Move tickets that are attached to each pallet, Line sheets summarizing production, animal feed tickets for sale and readings of product/equipment

  • Taking samples from production line for testing by QA Team.

  • Doing weight checks and metal detector checks during shift


  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. repeatedly

  • Open minded and willingness to learn multiple work centers and in a non-temperature controlled environment. (Vinton facility has 4)


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Manufacturing Experience preferred but not required

Shift/Pay Details:

  • 1st Shift – 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM - Monday – Friday (always get overtime!) - $15.00/hour

  • 2nd Shift - 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM - Monday-Friday (always get overtime!) - $15.00/hour

About Kerry Ingredients in Vinton:

Our Vinton, IA location creates soy nuts, breadcrumbs, and assorted flours for Kerry customers and brands. We are a fast paced, never a dull moment manufacturing facility with a culture of community, accountability, and teamwork. If you've got an eagle eye for quality and are looking for a team to develop and grow with then this job might be the one for you!


Why Kelly ® ?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.