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R&D Laboratory Technician

Requisition ID 17252
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-MV1
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

About Kerry


Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 15,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 140 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide. Kerry has been present in the Asia-Pacific region since 1997 and has grown its business to become a supplier of choice for our regional and local customers. With over 4,500 employees across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA), Kerry has many exciting opportunities at our many Development & Application Centres, Sales Offices and Manufacturing sites.


Spread over 18 countries – and growing – Kerry plays a large role in supplying food & beverage solutions to this diverse region.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


Work Location:    BGC, Manila (Philippines)


Reporting to:    RD&A Director, Philippines


In this role you will be responsible for providing support to the R&D team by supporting on day-to-day tasks including but not limited to sample preparation, sensory sample preparation, raw materials and lab consumables management. You will also be responsible for managing sample queues and preparing samples to be sent to customers, as well as supporting application work needed for customer presentations. 

Key responsibilities

•Coordinate and prepare samples to go to customers for their evaluation
•Support the R&D team on day to day tasks including but not limited to sample preparation, sensory sample preparation
•Manage R&D raw materials and finish goods stocks in the lab and reorder from manufacturing sites 
•Manage R&D lab consumables and equipment maintenance required in order to be fully functional
•Support application work and prototypes for different EUM for internal tasting/evaluation and for customer presentations 

Qualifications and skills


•Food Technology/Food Science Degree is highly desirable, along with some Culinary Skills - Fresh Graduates are also welcome to apply
•Be organized and proactive
•Must have good communication and computer skills. and be able to communicate fluently in English 

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