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Lab Technician

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:

At our Rome facility we manufacture breading, batters, and breadcrumbs that go into hundreds of different products for Kerry and our retail customers. If you’re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.

 

Due to a surge in production we are currently seeking Lab Technicians for all shifts to help us keep things running as we launch a 125 Million Dollar expansion with the installation of our new crumb line!

What you'll do:

The Lab Technician  position conducts product testing, customer orders, and monitoring production quality. You'll have an opportunity to developed skills in monitoring quality systems and customer related duties. You'll disposition products; this includes approval of products, packaging material, labels, as well as the hold and release of inventory. The Quality technician is dedicated to the production of high quality, safe food in a manner that meets our customers exacting expectations, will enhance our reputation, keep our employees safe and protects the environment.  The Quality technician plays a role in ensuring all products meet Food Safety and Food Quality requirements. Are you ready to speak up for brand integrity and be proud of the products we are manufacturing?

 

Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work closely with production and other colleagues?

 

The Lab Technician makes quick decisions and uses good judgment. You’ll be making adjustments, involved with corrective actions, and dispositioning of goods. You'll be exposed to smell and a variety of flavor products, essential oils and raw materials.

 

Accuracy Is Important!

 

You'll be performing tests, analysis, and/or verification steps to check that raw materials, batched product, and finished product exceeds established quality standards. The Lab Technician helps us manufacture products the same every time!

 

Strong attention to detail! 

 

Follow procedures, policies, and instructions, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions is essential for this role. 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, working weekends or holidays may be required to get the job done.

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

Must Haves!

 

High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

 

Laboratory experience

 

Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft office such as Excel and Outlook

 

 

Bonus!

 

College Diploma or University Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, or relevant science

 

Experience in food, pharmaceutical industry, or manufacturing environment

 

Experience with GMP, HACCP, FSMA, FCC/USP/ASTA test methods, aseptic technique and food or pharmaceutical production


Nearest Major Market: Rome

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