Quality Supervisor

  • Kerry
  • Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Jul 27, 2022
Full time Office and Administrative Support

Job Description

Quality Supervisor

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

Our Melrose Park, IL, location is part of our Meat End Use Market and creates a variety of Dry Batters and Breaders. We work in a fast paced and ever changing environment, where we work hard but also enjoy taking part in the community thanks to Kerry s employee engagement program. If you re looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the place for you!


What would you do?

  • Recommends new quality policies and procedures as necessary to ensure high quality products, processes and services.
  • Communicates programs and standards to quality team and other plant employees.
  • Maintains good communication and working relationship with the quality team and operations.
  • Oversees product analytical testing including Quality Technicians.
  • Ensures that all regulations are followed and that Kerry and customer quality programs meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Responsible for indicators management and internal audit implementation.
  • Documentation management (writing, updating).
  • Assists with investigating customer complaints and customer audits follow- up.
  • Responsible for implementation and monitoring for Food Safety and quality programs, SQF certification, Food quality policy / quality manual update, Internal audit schedule follow up.
  • Reviewing sanitation program as needed, including pre-operational sanitation.
  • Contributing member of Food Safety Team.
  • Leads investigations of internal Food Safety events.


What will you need to be successful?

  • BS in Food Science or science related field preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in food industry with previous supervision experience.
  • Must have good understanding of food pathogens, HACCP, SSOP s, GMP s, Foreign material prevention and control, USDA regulations, Pest Control, Food Allergens, Recall and Traceability and process control methods such as SPC, among others.
  • Understanding of GFSI requirements preferred.


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 .