QA Supervisor Trainee
Kerry 69 reviews - Woodstock, IL

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Quality Assurance Supervisor – Campus Recruiting
About Kerry
Kerry develops, manufactures, and delivers technology-based ingredients and integrated solutions to the food and beverage industry throughout the world. With sales approaching $6 billion annually, Kerry is one of the largest companies that you likely never heard of. Our business model is successful because we help make other people successful. Out customers are the world’s biggest and best-known food and beverage manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants. They’re also small companies and restaurants with very big dreams.
Kerry has over 10,000 products that are supplied to customers in over 140 countries. Not only do we creates and deliver products for your health and well-being, we set the trends. People come to us for out solutions and ideas that impact people around the globe.
Kerry had a history of doubling in size every five years, and our goal is to once again double in size during the next five years. Smart, creative, and determined people have made us who we are today, and we are looking for more of you to continue to lead the Kerry team and be ready for a fast-paced and exciting career. At Kerry, it is about your career and your development. Out success is based on your success, and our goal is to continue to achieve new heights.
Position Description
This position reports to the Plant Quality Assurance & Technical Manager and may directly supervise employees in the QA lab. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; and resolving problems. Quality Assurance Supervisors may be assigned to analytical laboratories, microbiology laboratories or both.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Directs and advises personnel in the 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.
Tests and analyzes sample products, adjusting formulas and processes based on results.
Prepares test solutions, compounds, and reagents for use by laboratory personnel in conducting tests.
Investigates complaints on existing products and responds to vendor or customer.
Establishes or adjusts work procedures for products and raw materials and maintains test equipment.
Develops and recommends test procedures for products and raw materials and maintains test equipment.
Analyzes and resolves, or assists workers in solving work problems.
Maintains time and testing records, reporting monthly.
Trains lab group on safety topic, quality procedures and business updates for the month. Other duties may be assigned.
Participates in other plant teams and programs such as Aged Inventory Control Team, Self Inspectors Team, HACCP Team, and others assigned.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry. No experience is required. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be mobile as travel and relocations may be expected.

Please note:
This role will start in Woodstock with travel and possible relocation to a Kerry United States location after a training period of 18-24 months.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

About this company
69 reviews
We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel better about. And, we are growing. We need...