Requisition ID 26144
Position Type FT Permanent
Posting Type LI
Posting Type [[CareerBuilder]]
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
About the role
Kerry Ingredients, Portbury are recruiting for a Quality Assurance Technologist. This position will be a a 1st point of contact providing guidance for production quality, food safety, and hygiene issues and drive positive improvements to food safety and quality.
Monitoring of QC and CCP parameters
Work cross-functionally to drive improvement in factory standards to exceed our customer and regulatory expectations
Assist in the investigation of complaints including the necessary evaluation, communication and corrective actions, as per the site customer complaint procedure
Continuously improve standards set by facilitating and executing appropriate Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Methodologies such as 8 Step Practical Problem Solving within the Production Stream and other site functions.
Perform routine factory-based food safety and quality standards inspections and audits including Fabrication inspections, GMP, Hygiene Verification audits, Foreign body inspections, layered confirmation audits, logging all non-conformances.
Work cross-functionally in root cause analysis and investigations following site and product non-conformances
Ensure the smooth implementation of new products to site
Work with central teams to amend product specifications, BOM’s and requirements as needed Deliver quality focused training to the production teams
Working alongside the site hygiene lead manage the site EMP schedule
Represent the quality function in third party audits and customer visits
Qualifications and skills
Proficient written, numerical and verbal skills
Fluency of English language
Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data
Food manufacturing experience essential
Diploma or Degree in a Food Science related subject
SAP Experience advantageous
Has a data based approach to decision making
Proficient in the use of MS Office tools
Understanding of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems in both low/high care food manufacturing environments.
Knowledge of allergen management
Food Hygiene Level 2
HACCP level 2
Knowledge of TACCP
Understanding and ability to apply in live situations the principles and tools of lean manufacturing
Knowledge of H&S Policies and Procedures
Knowledge of third party standards (BRC, retailer COPs etc)
Job Type: Permanent
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