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Quality Manager

Requisition ID 17790 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-AM1 
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 25,000+ 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


The purpose of this position is to direct key food safety and quality initiatives and lead continuous excellence to bring our production site up to best standard.


Key responsibilities


  • Responsible for directing site food safety and quality initiatives
  • Provide support to the QHSE COE and technology cluster to ensure all directives, policies and initiatives are effectively incorporated at plant level
  • Ensure Food Safety and quality of products to meet all customer and Kerry specifications
  • Supervise & coordinate all laboratory testing to ensure accuracy, efficiency & timeliness of results
  • Conduct risk assessments and implement corrective actions
  • Manage consumer complaints, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Manage quality and food safety issues in line with cluster communication and escalation protocols to enable appropriate level of decision making
  • Maintain and active list of suppliers used by the site and engage Regional Supply Quality for audits and supporting documentation
Qualifications and skills


  • Applicable food processing technology expertise
  • Qualified background in food production / chemistry / sensory / microbiology
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement and change management initiatives
  • experience with ERP (SAP preferable)
  • Problem solving and complaint resolution
  • Strong Interpersonal, communication, coaching and conflict management skills
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