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Quality Supervisor

Requisition ID 29909
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Posting Type DNI


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

Our Harrisonburg, VA, location is part of our Taste division and creates a variety of stock broth, soups, and bases. We work in a fast paced and ever changing environment, where we work hard but also enjoy taking part in the community thanks to Kerry’s employee engagement program. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the place for you!


This role organizes and coordinates the activities of quality team around implementation of quality programs and food safety programs and standards

What would you do?

  • Recommends new quality policies and procedures as necessary to ensure high quality products, processes and services.
  • Communicates programs and standards to quality team and other plant employees.
  • Maintains good communication and working relationship with the quality team and operations and USDA Personnel.
  • Ensures that all USDA regulations are followed and that Kerry and customer quality programs meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Responsible for indicators management and internal audit implementation
  • Documentation management (writing, updating)
  • Responds to customer complaints and customer audits follow- up
  • Responsible for implementation and monitoring for Food Safety and quality programs FSSC22000 certification follow up Food quality policy / quality manual update Internal audit schedule follow up Supplier audit / sub-contract lab audit Updating HACCP/SSOP programs at least annually.
  • Reviewing sanitation program as needed, including pre-operational sanitation.

What will you need to be successful?

  • Must have proficient computer skills, SAP experience a plus. 

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. 

  • Must have good leadership skills.

  • Must be dependable, prompt and willing to work weekends and overtime as needed. 

  • Must have good understanding of food pathogens, HACCP, SSOP’s, GMP’s, Foreign material prevention and control, USDA regulations, Pest Control, Food Allergens, Recall and Traceability and process control methods such as SPC, among others 

  • BS in Food Science or science related field preferred  

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years experience in food industry with previous supervision experience.

  • SQF practitioner preferred

What is in it for you?


About our Taste Business


We create great tasting products by applying natural sourcing, authentic culinary processes, and an innovative approach to the science of taste. Leading culinary, application, sensory and analytical science capabilities. We provide our customers unrivaled breadth of flavors, extracts, food for food approach, Integrated and Vertical technology value creation, with End-to-end expertise.

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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