Specialist-Private Brands - Downers Grove, IL
Date: Jan 19, 2016
Downers Grove, IL, US
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Position Summary: Under
supervision, implements programs within the Contract Manufacturing functional
area of Private Brands. Supports the Platform Quality Manager in the
implementation of relevant QA processes and procedures at comanufacturing
and analyzes data to understand trends and issues to make
recommendations related to product safety and quality in areas of
activities related to reviewing, monitoring and assessing the integrity
of a contract manufacturer’s adherence to our quality standards.
on cross functional teams to assure
effective implementation of QA initiatives, adherence to policies and
procedures related to food safety and quality.
a culture of continuous process improvement at our contract
and maintains relationships with management at Contract Manufacturing
facilities in order to influence continuous improvement efforts.
in designing department processes and procedures.
assigned tasks/duties associated with department processes and
others in the organization on matters of a technical nature.
metrics to evaluate and report on effectiveness/progress
food safety and quality programs.
data and technical support in managing situations and issues related to
quality and/or food safety.
with and provides technical guidance to appropriate functions and
employees to assure regulatory compliance, food safety and quality.
effectiveness and assures continuous improvement in assigned areas of
be assigned projects to support internal Private Brands quality
initiatives where deemed appropriate.
in Food, Biological or Chemical Science or related field required.
3 years of food industry experience in QA, Operations or equivalent
of food safety, food manufacturing processes, technologies or other
relevant area of responsibility.
in using continuous improvement tools and fundamentals.
experience with government regulatory requirements in food processing.
report writing, interpersonal and communication skills (written and
commitment to the highest standards of personal integrity.
to travel 50% of the time. Must be able to travel independently and as a
responsible ConAgra Foods representative.
Applicant must have
the ability to effectively perform all of the following physical demands
for up to 8 hours a day
on various plant surfaces for up to 8 hours a day
to various heights via stairs or ladders on a regular basis
various plant materials and/or equipment
to manufacturing environments for up to 8 hours per work day to
include: loud noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, slippery
conditions, dirt, fumes, smoke, smells and allergens
dietary restrictions which prevent tasting and evaluating ConAgra Foods
bending and/or crawling; must be able to move safely and freely around
a company or rental vehicle for up to 8 hours as needed
Req ID: 50602
ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,
age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal,
state or local law.
Nearest Major Market: Chicago
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