Aug 13, 2019

Quality Manager - Melrose Park, IL

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Beloit, WI, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 8405
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry 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.About the role

Where you'll work

The Melrose Park, IL facility manufactures coating for meats such as Bread Crumbs, Coatings, BatterProducts include: Griddle mixes, breadcrumbs, cake mixes, cone mixes, muffin mixes and a full line of batters. Join this team as a Quality Manager and manage a team of 10-15 quality employees. This site is expanding by adding lines and there are exciting and challenging things happening here.This role is perfect for someone who can step into it and make an immediate impact.

Key responsibilities

What you'll do

The Quality Manager is critical to building a Food Safety and Quality culture at the facility, elevate the Quality program to meet and exceed regulatory and quality expectations, and execute Quality initiatives across the business unit.


Can you communicate on the fly and make quick decisions?

At Kerry, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment as the subject matter expert developing strategies in food safety, sanitation, customer service, and overall performance in quality.


You’ll investigate and solve complex issues, make decisions quickly with little information, and train and mentor your team. The work can be challenging at times, executing against the demands of this fast-paced high growth plant.


We need your confidence and expertise to develop the correct strategies, SPC programs and communicate effectively with customers. Demonstrate competencies in process capabilities and process performance through statistical measurements such as Cpks and CPs.


QA Manager requires working along cross-functional teams, leading and developing teams through communication, training and accountability.



Qualifications and skills

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering
  • 5+ years of quality experience in a food/beverage manufacturing environment.
  • 5+ years of relevant GFSI standards experience such as SQF, BRC, IFS or FS 22000.
  • 5+ years of experience in Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills and we prefer experience with LIMS, MAPIX, SAP

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 .                                                                                                         

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