Kerry QA Lab Technician (PR 18225) - New Century (New Century, KS, US) in New Century, Kansas
Requisition ID 20510
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance
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:
With over 45 plant across North America, the New Century, KS, plant is a part of our Sweet & Cereal division. You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment with 140 employees, and a 24/5 facility. We feel good about our products that make our food taste better. Our employees care - about their community, their team and the results we create every day. If you’re looking for a manufacturing facility where you can build a career and have fun while you do it, we might be the team for you!
Currently we are hiring for a Quality Lab Technician to support our 3rd shift from 11:30pm - 8:00am Tuesday - Saturday!
What you'll do:
The Quality Technician position conducts product testing, customer orders, and monitoring production quality. You'll have an opportunity to developed skills in monitoring quality systems and customer related duties. You'll disposition products; this includes approval of products, packaging material, labels, as well as the hold and release of inventory. The Quality technician is dedicated to the production of high quality, safe food in a manner that meets our customers exacting expectations, will enhance our reputation, keep our employees safe and protects the environment. The Quality technician plays a role in ensuring all products meet Food Safety and Food Quality requirements. 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!
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 in order to ship products to our customers and in order to ensure quality products are being released for delivery, working weekends or holidays may be required to get the job done.
What you'll need to be successful in the 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
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 .