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Quality Systems Specialist

Requisition ID 19744
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
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.

Where you'll work:


The Owatonna location is a contract processing facility that specializes in the agglomeration and/or coating of nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients.  The site has involvement in product formulations, ingredient processing and particle coating solutions within the food & beverage and nutraceutical ingredient industries

What you'll do:


As the Quality Systems Supervisor  you’ll deliver the tools and structure needed for our manufacturing sites and central functions to be successful in managing food safety and quality risks. If you have a passion for food safety this is the role for you to be a change agent and make an impact.



  • Initiate internal and customer related incidents investigation (Foreign material, rejects, holds, etc.) via a formal root cause analysis; engage all relevant functions in the investigation, analyzes and resolves problems to develop corrective solutions, and assists employees in solving problems.
  • Monitor and enforce company and government regulations pertaining to Good Manufacturing Practices and sanitation requirements.
  • Inspects equipment and rooms to ensure they are clean/sanitized and ready for production. Follow through with responsible parties in the event additional cleaning is needed.
  • Review and assist in compiling quality and statistical data like CCP, PC, QA and Operational checks (Magneto, MO), and perform positive release.
  • Perform activities to transition to a Total Quality Management System (i.e. conduct projects that enable in line monitoring and training to food safety programs). 

What you'll need to be successful and safe:


  • Bachelor's Degree or appropriate years of experience in lieu of. 
  • Using your expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft programs including, but not limited to Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio, Project, SharePoint for reporting, document management, KPIs and metric analysis, and overall communicate and manage quality systems information.
  • Showcasing your strong organizational and analytical skills, including technical writing. All will be instrumental in implementing, monitoring and improve quality systems processes.
  • Being the subject matter expert with the quality systems tools such as RCA/CAPA, GQMS, eQMS, COA/COC SharePoint and train managers and teams.
  • Traveling periodically to manufacturing sites within N. America.


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: Owatonna

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