Kerry Luxembourg S.a.r.l. Blue Earth, MN 56013, USA
Oct 15, 2019Full time
Requisition ID 9360 Position Type (US)Full Time Career Function Quality Recruiter Posting Type DNI 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 Where you'll work The Blue Earth, MN manufacturing facility is a leader in extruded innovations. The plant is a valued supplier to food companies that offer energy bars, baby food, breakfast cereals, snacks, confections, and other food products. Are you a team player who is looking for a great quality team? Join the Blue Earth, MN team as a Quality Technician on the night shift, showcasing your quality skills and desire to uphold the integrity of the brands we are manufacturing. Key responsibilities What you'll do Bring your A game to the Night Shift (6pm-6am, rotating 4 on/4off; 3on, 3off; and 3 weekends on, 3 weekends off). The rotating shift gives you a chance to recharge and enjoy your family and hobbies. Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work closely with production and other colleagues? The Lab Technician makes quick decisions and uses good judgement to make decisions pertaining to recommended adjustments, corrective actions and disposition of goods. You'll be exposed to smell and a variety of flavor products, essential oils and raw materials. Accuracy Is Important! You'll be performing tests, analysis, and/or verification steps to assure that raw materials, batched product, and finished product exceeds established quality standards. Brand integrity is important and we are looking for team players who will do the right thing, even when it is difficult. Strong attention to detail! Follow procedures, policies, and instructions, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions is essential for this role. The production lines are running non-stop in order to ship products to our customers and in order to ensure quality products are being released for delivery, working weekends or holidays may be required to get the job done. Qualifications and skills What you'll need: * High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution is required. College Diploma or University Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, or relevant science is desired * 1+ years of experience in food, pharmaceutical industry, or manufacturing environment is needed to understand the needs in quality * Do you have experience with GMP, HACCP, FSMA, FCC/USP/ASTA test methods, aseptic technique and food or pharmaceutical production? * Ability to stand for long periods of time, keep your energy up in a hot environment and rack up your walking steps * Bring your A game to the night shift (6pm-6am) * Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft office such as excel and outlook. LIMS is desired 1640 West First Street Blue Earth, MN 56013 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 .