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QC Technician - Norwich, NY

Requisition ID 5632
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Posting Type DNI
Career Builder CB 

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


Our Norwich, NY facility is part of our AH&N business unit (Applied Health & Nutrition). Kerry’s AH&N  business consists of a unique portfolio of specialised solutions including enzymes, fermentation technology, proteins, probiotics, immune health ingredients and more. Our AH&N specialist ingredients are used in a wide range of products including foods, beverages, medicines, nutritional supplements and animal nutrition applications. Within these applications, our ingredients either deliver a functional (e.g. improving shelf life of foods or coating of important medicines) or nutritional benefit (e.g. enhancing the protein content of foods or nourishing cell lines that are used to produce medicines). AH&N ingredients are renowned for their superior functionality, quality and value, and our ingredient brand names have strong brand awareness within their respective industries. This role is ~ 7:00am-5:00 pm




Key responsibilities

What you'll do:


Do you love microbiology and want to work in applied health and nutrition manufacturing? Join our team and showcase your microbiology knowledge and assist with testing, maintaining documentation, and releasing raw material and finished products according to Good manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). You'll make quick decisions and recommended adjustments, corrective actions and disposition of goods.


Accuracy Counts!

You'll be performing tests, analysis, and/or verification steps to assure that raw materials, batched product, and finished product exceeds established quality standards. The Lab Technician verifies conformity through measurement and assessment. Performing analytical and microbiological testing.


Strong attention to detail! 

Follow  procedures, policies, and instructions, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions makes it possible to manufacture safe products for our clients. The production lines are running non-stop in order to ship products to our customers and in order to ensure quality products are being released for delivery,  being on a rotating on-call schedule will ensure we are always manufacturing the best products for our clients.


  • Perform sensory, physical, chemical, microbiological, and/or instrumental evaluation of raw material, in process, or finished products and release of materials following SOPs and specifications
  • Develop and maintain raw material and finished product specifications
  • Perform special testing for Logistics Department, Product Development, Purchasing or other departments
  • Perform calibrations and qualifications on and maintain laboratory equipment within the Quality Control Laboratories
  • Review Production Batch Records to insure compliance with manufacturing procedures.
  • Will be required to handle hazardous waste






Qualifications and skills

What you'll need:

  • 3+ years’ laboratory experience with Associates Degree in Science or 1+ years’ laboratory experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Science
  • Microbiology experience in a lab environment and/or manufacturing environment
  • Showcase your math skills!
  • Intermediate to advanced computer and technology skills - Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, LIMS, SAP

158 State Hwy 320, Norwich, NY 13815





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 . 



Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 



Nearest Major Market: Binghamton

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