Lab Team Leader

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1437432

 Job Description

Lab Team Leader required for our Kerry site in Coleraine.

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 Lab Team Leader will assist/support the Quality Team to resolve Quality issues within the production operation. Ensure that the product meets customer’s requirements at each stage of its manufacturing process, carrying out relevant testing and where necessary take corrective action to rectify non-conformance issues. Report quality issues, ensuring the Quality Management System is adhered to at all stages.

  • Product analysis and Quality Inspections as required on raw materials, work in progress and finished product according to procedure and schedule.
  • Record and report all non-conformances
  • Taste Panel  / visual inspections
  • Daily calibration and maintenance of instruments
  • Investigate any quality issues to identify root cause and raise appropriate corrective action paperwork and ensure issues are addressed and resolved
Qualifications and skills

3 GCSE required (including Science)

  • Previous Quality Experience working in a Laboratory  (from Dairy/Food background)
  • Good communication skills written & verbal
  • Fluency of English language
  • Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data
  •   Diploma or higher in a Food Science related subject is desirable
  • Ability to solve problems using 8 Step Practical Problem Solving.
  • Understanding of BRC and supermarket food standards an advantage