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Senior Quality Assurance Manager - Remote

Requisition ID 23007
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 world's 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

This role can be remote and suppport our liquid manufacturing plants which are placed west coast to east coast.  We produce nutritional drinks, liquid flavorings, and teas for Kerry brands and customers.

What You'll Do

The Senior Quality Manager will be accountable for aspects of Food Safety and Quality performance relative to the liquid / liquid beverage business unit objectives and initiatives and will ensure that objectives are attained in a cost-effective manner that is consistent with food safety and people safety as fundamentals.  This external facing candidate role will be responsible for establishing the vision, leadership and ownership of the business unit platform in alignment with the North America quality platform  to drive world class performance. You'll partner with all functions int his matrixed environment to achieve continuously improving results in the areas of safety, food quality, cost, service and sustainability. The matrix organization will include:  Supply Chain, Procurement, Engineering, CI, Central Quality, Supply Quality, HR and Finance.

You'll development your team, set goals, and conduct performance evaluations, and support the success and growth of tyour teams and defined program initiatives both directly and indirectly thru matrix reporting.

Important technologies to understand:

    • Aseptic Processing
      • HTST/UHT Fluid processing
      • Low-Acid Aseptic Food Processing
      • Better Process Control School is preferred
      • LACF Low Acid Canned Food is preferred

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
  • 5+ years of quality experience in a food/beverage manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of relevant Food Safety & Quality System expereince to produce safe quality food, acting as SQF Practitioner or equivalent GFSI manager (BRC, FS22000)
  • 5+ years of experience in Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends
  • Low Acid Canned Food - LACF regulation is preferred
  • Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) is preferred
  • Intermediate to adanced computer and compluter application skills. Preferrably with SAP and Intelex 

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: Savannah

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