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Kemin Industries QA Specialist in Verona, Missouri


Position Overview

Kemin Nutrisurance is seeking a talented and dedicated Quality Assurance Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for and actively involved in the execution of Quality Management System duties. This position reports to the Quality Control Manager at our Verona, Missouri facility and requires up to 10% local travel within a 50-mile radius.

We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition, beauty and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.

A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,800 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead internal audit(s) and report findings, with minimal oversight, as necessary.

  • Facilitate the Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA) investigation and follow up, as applicable.

  • Perform batch record reviews, with minimal supervision, as applicable.

  • Must follow all procedures and SOPs/forms and assist with updates.

  • Must maintain proper quality documentation.

  • Provide input for customer questionnaires with supervision, as applicable.

  • Perform change management tasks.

  • Assist or participate with external audit(s), as needed.

  • May collect samples, prepare shipments and inspect raw materials and finished goods.

  • Review raw material, finished goods, packaging release, and bring variances forward, as applicable.

  • Running reports, inputting specifications as defined, as applicable.

  • Investigate nonconformities, as applicable.

  • Review and request supplier documents, as applicable.

  • Prepare communication for customers, under guidance.

  • Pull and send reports as applicable.

  • Must work closely with cross functional teams (including Operations, R&D, and other quality groups.)

  • Follows and maintains an environment of food safety in compliance with rules and regulations, as applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What we require of you:

  • Associate's degree with five years of related experience or a Bachelor's degree with up to three years of related experience.

  • Previous manufacturing, warehouse, inventory, inspection or other related experience preferred.

  • Must have and maintain an insurable driving record.

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team.

  • Must be a self-starter.

  • Must be able to use computer systems, MS Office, ERP, etc.

  • Must have strong skills using MS Office in particular

  • Must have attention to detail.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot, perform maintenance, instruct and perform method validation on lab equipment.

  • Must have basic math skills.

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators- Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.





Posted Date2 months ago(12/22/2020 4:59 PM)

Job ID2020-6651



Position TypeRegular Full-Time