Quality Assurance Specialist - (141975) - Arden Hills, MN
The Land O’Lakes Supply
Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the
company’s many business units. The team plays a significant role in
fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence,
quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with
Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land
O’Lakes business units, members and customers.
As the Quality
Assurance Specialist, your primarily role is to provide support to feed
manufacturing facilities to ensure compliance with quality, regulatory,
and product safety systems.
Lead development, implementation, and maintaining the Quality Management
Manage implementation of new or modified quality programs
Support development of training material associated with new quality
regulations. Implementation of latest regulatory initiatives in feed
manufacturing to improve feed safety.
Utilize HACCP principles to monitor and improve
existing feed manufacturing controls.
Follow up on manufacturing issues that affect product performance and
provide solutions and assistance to implement effective countermeasures.
Lead projects that improve quality process
associated with feed manufacturing within the Quality Assurance group,
develop plans to support the Business Plan. This includes: identifying
capital investment needs and general systems to sustain standards.
Bachelor's Degree in Science related field; three
plus years’ experience of progressive quality assurance experience in
feed, food, or related operations.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements, HACCP, GMP,
product traceability, and preventative quality systems. Proficient
communication / interpersonal skills with the ability to teach, coach,
and deliver results. Effective written and oral communication skills.
Analytical problem solving / root cause analysis skills. Time management.
Bachelor's Degree in Animal, Dairy, Feed, or Food
Knowledge of FDA regulations.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces
a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment
substance abuse testing.
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