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Quality Assurance Technologist (Night Shift)

Requisition ID 20301
Position Type FT Permanent
Posting Type DNI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

Key responsibilities

  • Perform routine quality assurance tasks as outlined in the Quality Policies Manual and associated procedures and work instructions, including but not limited to:
    • Finished product testing
    • CCP verification checks
    • Input quality internal tests into the SAP system as part of positive release
    • Non-Conformances are raised and hold stickers to be placed on NC Stock that is located at the Murarrie Site
  • Liaise with other Departments on site to ensure continual improvement of products and quality systems; and assist in individual problem resolutions
  • Assist in shelf life testing and monitor of Raw Materials and intermediates
  • Assist with the Raw Materials releasing if required.
  • Collect and retain retention and shelf life samples in accordance with laboratory practices
  • Arrange the predelivery of finished goods to selected customers
  • Ensure that Laboratory and equipment are kept clean and tidy
  • Daily calibration of equipment before testing

Qualifications and skills

  • Diploma or Degree in Food Science or relevant laboratory and/or Industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role in food manufacturing environment
  • Candidate must be comfortable to work permanently night shift (10pm - 6am)
  • Appropriate experience in food testing in food laboratories.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous ERP experience, preferably in SAP
  • Able to work independently and proactively, and make appropriate decision with limited resources during night shift
  • Organsied and pay strong attention to details
  • Ability to meet deadlines, self-managed and ability to handle multiple tasks with speed and high accuracy

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