• Lab Technician - 3rd Shift

    Job Locations US-ME-Portland
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  • 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.

    Description and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will, be able to work independently, multi-task and respond quickly to frequent direction changes.  Work cross functionally, and have strong organizational, analytical and communication skills. Experience in a commercial food/beverage production environment and knowledge of food safety and quality is a definite plus.


    This site has cutting edge technologies and fully automated systems. There are career growth opportunities and the ability to work on projects and expand your knowledge.


    Come and Join the Portland team! We'd love to have you.


    Primary Responsibilities 

    • Product sampling and preparation 
    • Analysis of raw materials, in-process and finished goods
    • Calibration
    • Daily GMP inspections 
    • Monthly audits
    • Sanitation support, titrations and best practices
    • Supporting production, fulfilment, shipping and receiving with on demand documentation, procedural and technical support, product releases, COAs
    • Records review 
    • Basic office support in filing, rotations, and ordering supplies
    • Manage retention samples
    • Keep area clean 
    • Other opportunities such as supporting R&D, short term project management, safety committee etc. are also available.




    A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, LIMS, HACCP and GMP’s is desired. Laboratory experience is preferred but will train the right candidate. 


    • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
    • Basic Lab Skills
    • Ability to Multi-Task


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