Quality Lab Technician - 3rd Shift
Requisition ID 14150
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality
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.
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.
Where you'll work:
Join the Union City, CA team and be an important part of brand integrity. The Union City, CA manufacturing site produces chocolate and pastels; variegates; nuggets; hard candies; panned candies; enrobed items; and fillings for the confectionery, cereal, dairy, ice cream, bakery, snacks, and health food segments.
The 152,000 square feet plant utilizes liquid packaging, tote filling, and form fill/seal packaging. With an on-site reseach and development centre, the majority of the products produced at Union City are customized to meet the needs of each customer, and the range is certified Kosher. Doesn't this site sound interesting and yummy?
Immediate Opening for a 3rd shift Quality Lab Technician
What you'll do:
Quality is at the core of everything we do. Our products and services are backed by our company-wide commitment to excellence.
Extensive research and development and a sophisticated specification procedure ensure that only the highest quality ingredients are used. Are you ready to speak up for brand integrity and be proud of the products we are manufacturing?
Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work closely with production and other colleagues?
The Lab Technician makes quick decisions and uses good judgment. You'll be making adjustments, involved with corrective actions, and dispositioning 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 check that raw materials, batched product, and finished product exceeds established quality standards. The Lab Technician helps us manufacture products the same every time!
Strong attention to detail!
Do you have a keen eye for details? Follow procedures, policies, and instructions, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions is essential for this role. The production lines are running non-stop and in order to ship products to our customers, weekends or holidays might be required to get the job done.
Performing physical, chemical, and organoleptic evaluation using a variety of laboratory equipment.
Identifying and isolating of non-conforming materials as well as issuing hold orders as appropriate.
Monitoing and enforcing company and government regulations pertaining to Good Manufacturing Practices and sanitation requirements.Perform and document periodic GMP inspections.
What you'll need to be successful in this role:
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
Experience in food, pharmaceutical industry, or manufacturing environment is preferred
Do you have experience with GMP, HACCP, FSMA, FCC/USP/ASTA test methods, aseptic technique and food or pharmaceutical production?
Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft office such as excel and outlook
Ability to work 3rd 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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