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RD&A Senior Scientist

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.

Where you'll work:

What do hydrolyzed proteins, growth, and safety have in common? Our Kerry Norwich, NY facility!  We not only make hydrolyzed proteins and coating technology for the food and pharmaceutical industries, so if you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a facility boasting a 8 year safety record with ZERO LTI’s, we might be the team for you.

What you'll do:

This position directs the technical development & application activities in our film and functional coatings, lactose, and other co-processed excipients. Works cross functionally to drive product innovation, cost savings initiatives, and product improvement. She/he provides technical, regulatory, application and RD&A expertise while broadly contributing to the growth of Kerry’s film coating and excipient business.

This position also supports and aligns our Coatings  manufacturing and development activities for our film Coatings in Norwich, India, and Brazil.


  • Be the ‘go to’ technical expert on film coatings and other related excipients manufactured in Norwich, under the Sheffield brand.
  • Lead our technical efforts from a technical development, and manufacturing support perspective to develop our coatings & excipient capabilities, in Norwich.
  • Works with Kerry Supply Chain and others in Norwich to ensure new products are commercialized effectively.
  • Ensure lab equipment is in good working order and fit for purpose.
  • Supervisory responsibility and ownership of personnel development for lab technicians, (located in Norwich).
  • Support customers’ technical & applications queries via phone / email, or during in person visits when needed for customer trials and / or technical seminars.
  • Routinely support the global sales teams to assist where necessary with their technical sales efforts.
  • Assist with production problems, planning, and procurement of raw materials as necessary to support our film coating business at the Norwich site.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • BS/MS in the Sciences or Engineering.
  • Applicable film coating and excipients experience.
  • Background in pharmaceutical excipients or film coating environment.
  • 3+ years Supervisory experience. Experience working in an SAP environment, would be helpful
  • Problem solving and complaint resolution.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams at multi levels within the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, coaching and conflict management skills.
  • Building high performing and effective teams.

Nearest Major Market: Binghamton

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