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Laboratory Technician

Requisition ID 38651
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-JT1
Posting Type LI


About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, the laboratory technician will be primarily responsible for the testing and release of Raw Materials and Finished Goods.


Work location : Australia, Lonsdale.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform routine QA tasks as outlined in the associated procedures and work instructions:
  • Finished product and raw material testing.
  • Input QA data into SAP system  as  part of positive release.
  • CCP verification checks.
  • Isolation of non-conforming stock as required.
  • Maintains records of RM and FG test results.
  • Maintains retention samples and batch documentation storage.
  • Ensure that Laboratory equipment and area cleanliness are maintained.
  • Daily calibration of equipment before testing.
  • Manage laboratory consumables stock (eg. Sample cups, spoons, test strips, etc.)
  • Raise a Non-conformance for out-of-spec product or raw material.
  • Attend and participate in regular quality and site meetings.
  • Support with process quality and quality system duties as directed.
  • Perform other relevant duties as directed.

Qualifications and skills

  • Diploma or Degree level Food Science Qualification or relevant laboratory and/or Industry experience.
  • Appropriate experience in food laboratories.
  • Windows-based computer systems.
  • SAP experience.

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