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Compliance Auditor

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Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: Shillelagh, WW, IE

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 22944
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Quality 

Division  Foods
Recruiter #LI-AM1


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role


The successful candidate will join our high performing Quality team at our site in Shillelagh!


Reporting into the Quality Assurance Group Lead, they will manage the internal audit schedule including audits on day, evening and night shift as required.


Key responsibilities


  • Carry out audits of the Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Management Systems to verify compliance against defined standards and codes of practice.
  • Perform internal audits in accordance with the internal audit programme and work with the Quality Team, Production Stream and other functional areas to ensure issues identified are resolved and closed out
  • Perform factory-based Quality audits to verify compliance against defined standards, codes of practice and product specifications. Audits will include hygiene audits, HACCP audits, GMP audits and traceability audits.
  • Facilitate the resolution and close out of issues / incidents which have been identified as part of audit or process monitoring activities.
  • Continuous Improvement: continuously improve standards set and performance against those standards by participating in 8 Step Practical Problem Solving and other appropriate KPS methodologies with the Production Stream.
  • Facilitate the implementation of Quality Standards by ensuring the necessary support is made available to the Production Stream and other functional areas.


Qualifications and skills




  • 1 - 2 years+ relevant experience
  • Diploma or higher in a Food Science related subject.
  • Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data. 
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools. 
  • Understanding of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems
  • The ability to identify and actively plan improvements. 




  • Food manufacturing experience. 
  • Knowledge of H&S Policies and Procedures.
  • Knowledge of Environmental Management systems eg. ISO 14001.


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