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Supply Quality CoS Technologist

Requisition ID 14033
Position Type FT Fixed Term
Recruiter #LI-JW1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

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

If you are an amazing quality/supply quality professional who wants to make great things happen at an amazing company then keep reading.
⦁ This is a critical role primarily focusing on performing and fostering Kerry's global supply quality work.
⦁ Exposure to supplier evaluation/ asessment, compliance check etc.
⦁ A Passion for performing at and motivating world class, high-performing teams.

Key responsibilities

•    Responsible for leading the performance of CoS document management operations for Kerry Group regionally or sub-regionally.
•    Manage supplier risk and approval governance on approved suppliers globally.
•    Approval of Vendor-GS vendor-item relationship in SAP through ePIR system and/or MDM Sharepoint
•    Manage supplier food safety data and documentation in Supply Quality systems and portal and ensuring data integrity within systems used.
•    Implement policies and procedures to ensure all conform to the food safety legislation and regulations applicable within the region, for example FSMA in US.
•    Horizon scanning of emerging food safety and supply quality trends.
•    Provide recommendations to the organisation regarding risks and solutions involved in Supply Quality.
•    Responsible for providing existing suppliers’ information in event of serious issue if appointed through regional Food Safety/ QHS&E Lead.
•    Partner with RD&A, Procurement to ensure Master data is managed in line with global governance programs
•    Audit and management of Kerry Connect Supply Quality module master data to ensure governance programs are adhered to.
•    Responsible and accountable for managing the CoS compliance team within the Supply Quality / QHSE CoE.
•    Responsible for understanding functional training needs, skills gaps and defining and delivering training programs for the core and extended Supply Quality teams.

Qualifications and skills

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree, Major in materials, food, food industrial related.
•    Working experience in Food Safety, Regulatory, Quality or Operational Quality with at least 1-2 years’ experience
•    Knowledge of food safety requirements and food legislation compliance
•    Good written and spoken English
•    Good communication skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams at multi-levels within the organisation
•    Excellent Interpersonal, communication skills
•    Good Logical thinking and analytic thinking 
•    Able to work individually and as a team player  

Competencies Required:
•    Knowledge of food safety requirements and compliance 
•    Analytical, precise, pragmatic, enthusiastic, result oriented and commercial awareness
•    Problem solving and resolution
•    Ability to work with cross-functional teams at multi levels within the organization.
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication, coaching and conflict management skills.
•    Good English communication for work

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