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Quality Supervisor - Blue Earth, MN

Requisition ID 5007
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI
Career Builder NCB 

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:


You'll join the Blue earth, MN QA team in providing guidance and support to the production team. This site has 9 production lines and and adding more to manufacture in the cereal business unit.



Key responsibilities

What you'll do


Can you communicate on the fly and make quick decisions?

At our Blue Earth location, you'll work in a fast paced environment and you'll update and support food safety programs and food safety systems: HACCP, sanitation, and environmental monitoring program.

There are exciting projects happening at this location which requires everyone’s participation so we can produce the best food possible. Ensure work instructions, SSOPs, procedures and other pertinent documentation is up to date. Recommend revisions plant work instructions as needed.


Do you enjoy working side by side with employees and teams?

QA Supervisors work with cross-functional teams on the plant floor, investigating and solving complex issues, making decisions quickly with little information, and training and mentoring your team. Working on the floor with production and teaching your crew of 6-8 technicians to work hand-in-hand with machine operators is a critical piece of this role.


The work can be challenging at times, tracking all of the numbers for the facility, ensuring we are producing a quality product.




Qualifications and skills

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering
  • Minimum 2+  years of quality experience in a food/beverage manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of relevant GFSI standards experience such as SQF, BRC, IFS or FS 22000
  • Work hand in hand with employees and work cross functionally
  • Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills and we prefer experience with LIMS, MAPIX, SAP


1640 W. 1st Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013







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 .   



Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 



Nearest Major Market: Mankato

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