Sep 07, 2019

QA Lab Technician - Night Shift, New Century, KS

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Beloit, WI, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 7486
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter
Posting Type DNI

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 New Century, KS location is a sweet and cereals plant and we'd like you to join our quality team on the night shift!

Key responsibilities

What you’ll do:

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 sound judgement to make decisions and recommendeds adjustments, corrective actions and disposition 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 assure that raw materials, batched product, and finished products exceed established quality standards. Every product brand should look, feel, and taste the same!

 

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, To ensure quality products are being released for delivery,  working weekends or holidays may be required to get the job done.

Qualifications and skills

What you’ll need:

  • 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
  • 1+ years of experience in food, pharmaceutical industry, or manufacturing environment is needed to understand the needs in quality
  • Do you have experience with GMP, HACCP, FSMA, FCC/USP/ASTA test methods, aseptic technique and food or pharmaceutical production?
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for majority of your shift and/ or long periods of time
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft office such as excel and outlook
  • Love being a night owl and working the night shift from 11:30pm - 8am, Monday night through Saturday morning

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 .                                                                                                         

Salary & Benefits

Competitive

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