RD&A Technologist - CA-Commerce
# of Openings
More information about this job:
offers exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented, dedicated people.
We are a passionate team of food and beverage experts who partner across
disciplines and regions, leverage our diverse expertise and talents, and
integrate our unmatched portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and
Functional Ingredients & Actives to help our customers delight and
nourish consumers across the globe.
committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for our employees and
creating an environment that embraces the ideas and diversity of others. By
joining Kerry, you will have the opportunity to work with talented teams
from around the world and take on challenging responsibilities and assignments
that span geographies, technologies, products and markets. If you've got
talent, ambition, vision and a drive to make a difference, you'll fit right
in at Kerry.
at Kerry We are ambitious, entrepreneurial and unable to resist a
good challenge. If you can't either, we need to talk. There are many career
opportunities for you at Kerry, from front-line to management to leadership
roles – around the corner and across the world. You bring technical savvy,
personal drive for excellence and a positive outlook, and we'll provide the
opportunities and tools to excel. Read on to learn more about how to begin
your career with Kerry.
Description and Responsibilities:
liquid batches (fragrances/flavourings) to meet
customer orders in a time efficient manner
Manage incoming and outgoing
ingredients and samples to internal and external organisations
- Perform daily sample
tasks that involve:
Updating inventory system
- Providing communication
updates to designated parties.
discrepancies to appropriate personnel and solve routine problems
independently (eg: wrong sample code or no
- Distributes sample
information to appropriate parties for processing
ensuring labelling and quality control is complete before
dispatch- hazardous data sheet to be included in all shipments.
- Work with
delivery companies in transporting necessary products to other
locations, and when necessary, interact with freight forwarders to
ensure product arrives.
- Manage Sampling
consumables and other shared RD&A inventory stock levels
o Daily swabbing of food
processing equipment and production rooms as per agreed swabbing schedule
o Daily pre-use checks
of equipment and rooms
o Identify and ensure
the closure of any corrective actions found during checks
o Complete compliance
audits as required
o Coordination of micro
testing, liaising with 3rd party suppliers to complete
o Work with QSHE
department on site, in particular the Quality Manager for the building
o Environmental checks
to ensure Effluent License compliance.
o Escalation of
non-compliances to QSHE department
o Supervision of
contractors as required
degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Food Science, or related field
2-5 years years of progressively responsible, post baccalaureate
experience in research and development roles within a food or beverage
company, or in food production-related positions.
must possess the following:
i) Knowledge of food quality improvement methods including
use knowledge of GMPs and HACCP;
Experience with profit improvement through reduced cost formulations, raw
material selection and process efficiency improvement;
Experience with operation of lab and plant equipment, including extruders,
mixers, kettles, ovens, cooling, and packaging;
Experience streamlining raw materials into manageable groups, including
reduction of redundant and unnecessary materials.
Requirements: Must be able to taste and smell chemicals, flavors and food
products. Must be able to stand for long periods of time in a laboratory
able to sit for long periods of time at a desk. Working Environment:
a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and
Individuals with Disabilities