Kerry Quality Assurance Analyst in Rothschild, Wisconsin

Company Overview

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:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action

  • Empowering our people

  • Promoting diverse thinking

  • Investing in innovation

  • Acting on sustainability

  • Embracing our differences

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.

Description and Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Quality Manager to help develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant. This involves organizational development, training, direction and motivation.

  • Work with the Quality Manager to develop and maintain procedures which assure product and service quality including ingredient and packaging control, product testing and clearance, product disposition system and rework control, weight control, manufacturing procedures, aged inventory policy and may include systems and sanitation audits.

  • Communicate and enforce Kerry standards in the areas of ingredient and product standards, process specifications, formula compliance, sanitation/GMP/pest control and regulatory compliance.

  • Assist with the technical support and direction to the plant to address process improvements and customer complaint corrective actions.

  • Assist with the investigation and introduce opportunities for new technology and efficiencies in the Quality function.

  • Assist Quality Manager with the authorization of materials for release

  • Lead and assist plant self-inspection team and plant safety inspections.

  • Lead and assist in conducting mock recalls.

  • Determine rework issues/plans.

  • Assist Quality Manager in setting up Quality Improvement Plans (QIP).

  • Prepare of key performance indicator (KPI) reports each period.

  • Issuing, updating and training on plant specific work instructions, policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work with specific computer software and hardware.

  • Familiarity with lab equipment and functionality.

  • Maintaining HPLC and GC calibration and service requirements

  • Performing HPLC and GC related analytical methods for lactose release

  • Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Bachelor's degree; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers and regulatory agencies. Ability to effectively present information to management.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Requisition ID 2018-13326

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter ME1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB