Senior Lab Technician

Job Locations US-NY-Norwich
Requisition ID
2018-12081
Division
Kerry
Position Type
Full Time
Recruiter
AR1
Posting Type
DNI

Company Overview

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

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • chemical composition
  • color and sediment check
  • microbiological content
  • physical characteristics
  • general analytical techniques
  • Evaluate results compared to specifications and typical history. Determine disposition of raw materials, in-process samples and finished products.
  • Perform special testing for Logistics Department, Product Development, Purchasing or other departments.
  • Perform calibrations on and maintain laboratory equipment within the Quality Control Laboratories.
  • Review Production Batch Records to ensure compliance with manufacturing procedures.
  • Validates raw materials staged for manufacturing orders at the point of use (batch-setting room, blending suites, staging locations)
  • Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety. This requires observing and enforcing safety rules and practices, encouraging safe work behaviors, and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe behavior, which may lead to accidents.
  • Development of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adherance to all safety and cGMP programs
  • Performs troubleshooting associated with laboratory tests and methods as needed.
  • Authors master laboratory documentation such as SOPs, methods, protocols, etc.

  • Leads investigations of internal and external non-conformities.

  • Leads one or more major lab systems

  • Leads by influence

 

 

Qualifications

7+ years’ laboratory experience with Associates Degree in Science (A.A.S.)

4+ years’ laboratory experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Science (B.S.)

Microbiology experience with pour plating and media preparation is preferred.

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