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Quality Analyst - Harrisonburg, VA

Requisition ID 10048
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
Posting Type LI

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

At our Harrisonburg, VA location we create stock and broth for Kerry customers. We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program.

Key responsibilities

What you'll do

For this role, we are looking for a team player who wants to start at the Harrisonburg facility, supporting a project. Once the project is completed, we'll relocate you to another plant. We have ~ 50 manufacturing plants across North America and there are lots of opportunities in quality, across multiple business units.

Do you like developing and maintaining procedures which assure food safety and food quality?

Our quality department is critical to the organization, assisting with a critical and complex issues such as: ingredient and packaging control, product testing and product release, product disposition system and rework control, HACCP, weight control, manufacturing procedures, aged inventory policy and may include systems and sanitation audits.


Accuracy counts in this role! and we are looking for someone who appreciates and understands the importance of precision, correctness, and someone who will stand up for the integrity of the brand.


This is a complex and fast paced environment and you’ll be:

  • Leading and assisting plant self-inspection teams and plant safety inspections
  • HACCP certifications along with annual and continual HACCP reviews
  • Maintaining the SQF system, Food Safety Programs, and Food Quality Programs
  • Testing and inspecting products at various stages of the production process and compiling and evaluating statistical data to determine and maintain quality, reliability, and safety of products
  • Conducts trending analysis and leads follow through
Qualifications and skills

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a science based degree or years of experience
  • 2 + years related experience and/or training in a food/beverage manufacturing environment
  • Experience maintaining all or some: LIMS, SQF system, Food Safety Programs, and Food Quality Programs
  •  GFSI experience such as SQF, BRC, IFS or FS 22000
  • Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.

1711 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, 22802-4518

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 .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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