Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
Leading to better.
Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!
Leading to better, together.
Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
Empowering our people
Promoting diverse thinking
Investing in innovation
Acting on sustainability
Embracing our differences
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.
Description and Responsibilities
The hours for this position are 7:00 a.m.
3:30 p.m. Monday
Friday. There is a occassional overtime.
Understand and comply with all HACCP, Allergen, Environmental, regulatory and customer demands and requirements. Keep detailed and accurate quality records.
Responsible for making sure HACCP related policies are complete, including, but not limited to metal checks, screen checks, weight control, and packaging verification.
Evaluate products and disposition out-of-spec materials.
Maintain lab employee schedule. May be responsible for reassigning labor based on production requirements, scheduling changes, vacations, etc.
Create and update product runsheets, lab procedures and programs.
Create daily report of quality issues and concerns and communicate them to management.
Act as interface to research and development, contract plants and other Kerry plants on quality testing and concerns. Evaluate testing methods to ensure accuracy.
Order all laboratory equipment and supplies.
Manage laboratory equipment calibrations and standardizations.
Oversee preshipment program to ensure customer satisfaction.
Maintain awareness of customer and regulatory demands and focus.
Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
Act as back-up for Supervisor, SQF Practitioner and/or QA clerk in absence.
Helps ensure production needs are met with regard to quality, GMP and safety.
Conduct employee training, education and development relating to quality.
Coach or direct other department personnel so that they have the required information to perform their jobs adequately.
Works with the other Leads and Supervisors to ensure a smooth transition from shift to shift.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Micro-Biology, Organic Chemistry and/or Food Science
Knowledge and experience of GC/LC testing
Knowledge and experience in a lab setting running chemistry tests
Food industry experience is highly desirable
Previous experience a plus.
Demonstrates a positive attitude and relates in a positive manner when interacting with all personnel.
Abiltiy to lead by example in communication, work ethic and teamwork.
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