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:
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.
Overview of Responsibilities:
Responsible for supervision of Quality and Documentation staff and including but not limited to the following: analytical and microbiological laboratory management, training, maintenance of product and raw material quality records and testing procedures, informing stakeholders of quality issues, and compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Kerry Standard Operating Procedures. In the absence of the Quality Assurance/Documentation Supervisor the Quality Assurance and Technical Manager/Quality Systems Specialist will serve as backup.
Responsibility to decrease safety recordables to zero by 2020. Acquire zero NOV (Notice of Violation) for waste water. Decrease PSQ (Product Service Quality / complaints) events and maintain SQF (Safe Quality Foods) compliance. Increase RTFT (Right the First Time) percentages and CSL (Customer Service Level) percentages along with inventory accuracy.
Laboratory Supervisor Responsibilities
Documentation Supervisor Responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar science/Engineering.
Knowledge of relevant GFSI standards such as SQF, BRC, IFS or FS 22000
Minimum 1-2 years of quality experience.
Experience with laboratory, quality, and/or food safety systems
Experience in a plant environment preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends.
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with a variety of stakeholders.
Effectively organize and manage numerous work tasks of a diverse nature.
Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)
HACCP/food safety experience
Experience in food, chemical, or
Knowledge and experience with quality management systems, GFSI audit standards, SSOPs, Environmental hygiene programs, prerequisite programs and HACCP.
Communication and interpersonal skills.
Team leadership and development.
Skills in customer relations.