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Kerry QA Lab Technician in New Century, Maryland

Requisition ID 42883

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Manufacturing/Production


Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

SUMMARY: Monitors all shipments to assure that raw materials and finished products meet internal and external customer requirements that may include but not be limited to: FIFO rotation, physical, sensory and micro parameters, documentation such as certificates of analysis (COA’s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Prepare and maintain records to track products, quantities and lot codes.

Review products due to ship out and assign appropriate quantities and lot codes for shipment.

Prepare COA’s and send to customers as required.

Using the centralized inventory system (MAPICS), hold or release products and raw materials as appropriate so that the inventory may be adjusted accordingly.

Record appropriate data into computer;

Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards or processes to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.

Communicates areas of responsibility to lab technicians, shipping personnel, and receiving personnel.

Key responsibilities

Qualifications and skills

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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 ( .