QA Techician - Owatonna, MN
Requisition ID 5439
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality
Posting Type DNI
Career Builder NCB
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.
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
Where you'll work:
Join our team at our Owatonna, MN dry beverage facility where you can make a difference in the quality department on first shift (6am-3pm Mon-Thursday).
What you'll do
Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work closely with colleagues?
The Quality Technician makes quick decisions and uses sound judgement to make decisions pertaining to recommended adjustments, corrective actions and disposition of goods.
You'll be exposed to smell and a variety of flavor products, essential oils and raw materials.
Accuracy Is Important!
You'll be performing tests, analysis, and/or verification steps to assure that raw materials, batched product, and finished product exceeds quality standards. The Lab Technician verifies conformity through measurement and assessment.
Strong attention to detail!
Follow procedures, policies, and instructions, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions results in a quality product that can be shipped to our clients.
The production lines are running non-stop in order to ship products to our customers and in order to ensure quality products are being released for delivery, working weekends or holidays may be required to get the job done.
Qualifications and skills
What you'll need
High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution is required. College Diploma or University Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, or relevant science is desired
1+ years of experience in food, pharmaceutical industry, or manufacturing environment is needed to understand the needs in quality
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for majority of your shift and/ or long periods of time
Able to work first shift 6am-3pm Monday-Thursday. Some overtime may be necessary
Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft office such as excel and outlook
220 24th Avenue NW, Owatonna, MN 55060
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 .
Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to KAcareers@Kerry.com and let us know the nature of your request.
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