Kerry Quality Supervisor in Saint Louis 63123, Missouri

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

  • Responsible for identifying and resolving problems.

  • Implements various components of quality assurance program comprised of data analysis, systems evaluation, product assessment and quality technology.

  • Directs inspection of hardware and systems audit to ensure proper application of management system procedures.

  • Responsible for raw material, in process and finished goods quality inspection.

  • Directs and advises personnel in special test procedures to analyze components and physical properties of product materials.

  • Compiles and analyzes test information to determine operating efficiency of process or equipment and to diagnose malfunctions.

  • Investigates complaints on existing products and responds to vendor or customer.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet testing schedules.

  • Trains lab group on safety topics, quality procedures and business updates for the month. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in and supports corporate and plant initiatives including GMP, HACCP. SQF, GQMS, KMM, LIMS and others as assigned.

  • Participation and /or facilitation as identified in customer, regulatory and 3 rd party audits.

Qualifications

  • Qualified background in food science, chemistry, biology, microbiology, sensory, food packaging systems and/or food engineering

  • 3-7 years practical experience in Food Safety or Management of Quality or Production, or Project Management in the food industry.

  • Ability to drive continuous improvement.

  • Ability to affect change through indirect leadership.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Organized.

  • Proficient at Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Must have strong critical thinking ability along with analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, coaching and conflict management skills.

  • Ability to travel infrequently.

Requisition ID 2018-15044

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter AR1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB