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Quality Controller

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Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Cape Town, WC, ZA

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 17984
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI

 

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
  • Updating Quality reports
  • Evaluating batches during initial processing, sensory and analytical testing
  • Raising Notifications for failing blends
  • Communication with Operators on In-process adjustments and offloading of batches
  • Issue out rework instructions and updating system
  • Updating system on tests when a batch is off loaded
  • Analytical analysis for After-Packing samples
  • Approval of chemicals, top notes and after-packing samples after hours, when required by production
  • Approval of HVP, Maillard and liquids (pH and moisture)
  • Completion of night shift X–Ray verification tasks
  • Sensory Evaluation for after-packing batches
  • Conducting Allergen testing
  • Completion of QC on-line checks
  • Good housekeeping & Good lab practices
  • Support internal audit
  • Preparation of reagents and solvents
  • Internal calibration and verification of lab equipment
Qualifications and skills
  • Matric with completed Diploma or Degree in Food Technology, Biotechnology or Analytical Chemistry.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a QC Analyst, preferably within a Food Manufacturing Environment.
  • Knowledge of Food Safety, HACCP & GMP.
  • Technically savvy in essential computer software (e.g. MS Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Internal Audit Experience will be added advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines