Food Safety & Quality
Manager - Co Mans & Suppliers - Chicago, IL
Manage the implementation and compliance of
Tyson food safety and quality expectations for our co-manufactures
and/or suppliers. Work with the facilities and internal partners such
as R&D and Procurement to manage the food safety and quality
expectations for suppliers through the approval process and ongoing
approval conformance. Identify areas for improvement at the
co-manufacturers and/or suppliers and work with the team to develop
and communicate long term and sustainable corrective actions for
them. Person must have the ability to manage multiple complex
challenges on a day-to-day basis. Position will require up to 50%
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Manage the effective implementation of food
safety and quality programs for our co-manufacturers and suppliers .
Engage in and support cross-functional team efforts in the
commercialization of new products by participating in meetings,
documentation of facility capabilities, identification of quality
concerns, communication of potential consumer complaints,
participation in plant trials or start-ups, organization of
specification review and compliance checks.
Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management
tools necessary to manage the incoming documentation and regulatory requirments.
Conduct food safety and quality audits/reviews of co-manufacturers
and suppliers and verify appropriate corrective actions are
Lead teams focused on investigation and improvement of quality issues
such as consumer complaints, specification deviations, or processing
Develop and manage food safety and quality auditing systems using
internal audits and review of third party audits and GFSI
Support and manage product qualification needs across multiple
facilities and production lines.
Develop formats for effective communication on co-manufacturing and
supplier quality metrics and progress.
Bachelor Science Degree in food science or
related field preferred.
Minimum of three to five years experience
in food safety and quality in a food manufacturing environment
Minimum of one year experience working with food safety & quality
programs for supply management preferred
Thorough understanding of food safety principles and food processing
HACCP Certification required. SQFand/or BRC training required
Food Safety and Sanitation auditing experience preferred