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Quality Supervisor - Rome, GA

Requisition ID 10700
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Quality 
Recruiter #LI-AR1
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.
About the role

Where you'll work

Looking for opportunities and the chance to work at a manufacturing site that is expanding? As a Quality Supervisor, you can make a difference at a plant that is growing rapidly which is exciting and challenging. This site manufacturers  breadcrumbs, batters and crackermeal.

Key responsibilities

What you'll do

Quality is at the core of everything we do. Our products and services are backed by our company-wide commitment to excellence. Extensive research and development and a sophisticated specification procedure ensure that only the highest quality ingredients are used.

Can you communicate on the fly and make quick decisions?

At our food and beverage manufacturing facilities, you'll work in fast paced environments, and you'll update and support food safety programs and food safety systems: HACCP, sanitation, and environmental monitoring programs.

There are exciting projects happening at each location which requires everyone’s participation so we can produce the best products possible. You’ll oversee work instructions, SSOPs, procedures and other pertinent documentation, and  revisions as needed. QA Supervisor requires working along cross-functional teams on the plant floor, investigating and solving complex issues, making decisions quickly with little information, and training and mentoring your team. Working on the floor with production and teaching your crew of 6-8 technicians to work hand-in-hand with machine operators is a critical piece of this role. The work can be challenging at times, tracking all of the numbers for the facility, ensuring we are producing a quality product.

A few critical responsibilities:

  • Support the plant Food Safety & Quality System to produce safe quality food, acting as SQF Practitioner or equivalent GFSI manager (BRC, FS22000)
  • Update and support food safety programs and food safety systems: HACCP, sanitation, and environmental monitoring program. Maintain the quality systems for the plant
  • Maintain and update product specifications including customer specifications and raw material specifications to reflect any changes or product use requirements
  • Supervising the Quality staff, which includes scheduling, approving time records, periodic evaluation, counselling, and performance documentation.






Qualifications and skills

What you'll need


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering
  • Minimum 2+  years of quality experience in a food/beverage manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of relevant GFSI standards experience such as SQF, BRC, IFS or FS 22000
  • Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills and we prefer experience with LIMS, MAPIX, SAP

5 Douglas Street, Rome, GA

5 Douglas Street, Rome, USA

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: Rome

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