The Director of Quality
Assurance & Regulatory Affairs’ responsibilities will cover two main
areas: The management and continuous improvement of the Company’s food safety
and quality systems, and the consistent dedication and accountability to
product safety strategies by internal and external liaisons.
Sets the quality agenda for the
BP Operations ensures execution of a plan that delivers food safety,
regulatory compliance, and customer delight.
Responsible for the selection and
development of top talent on the corporate and plant quality assurance
Works with peers on the
Operations Leadership team to support the entire supply chain effort
supporting the BP and BD business units.
Instigate and provide on-going
education and certification for all key operations & support
personnel in respect of current, and future, governmental legislation,
baking industry and in-house standards and trends.
experience in food industry required.
A Bachelor’s Degree in
engineering or sciences is required. A Master’s Degree in a relevant
scientific field is strongly preferred. Advanced technical or business
degree is a plus.
Strong knowledge of (and/or
certifications in) food safety and all applicable regulations is
Experience developing and
maintaining company records relating to process work flows, recipes,
equipment maintenance, USDA, FDA, and other regulatory organizations
Thorough understanding of HACCP,
GFSI, IFS programs/audit schemes
Substantial experience in Quality
and/or Regulatory – a minimum of 15 years in total (with 10 years in
progressive management or leadership roles) is required though 20 years
is strongly preferred.
Ability to develop a quality
system, including the ability to write policies and SOPs as well as
mentor others in writing policies and SOPs.
Experience creating and
implementing a document control system.
Ability to effectively articulate
and present the company’s quality strategy to our employees, senior
management, regulatory bodies and customers.
Proven ability to operate
successfully in a rapidly growing organization, inclusive of
demonstrated ability to coordinate efforts in addressing regulatory
issues. Ability to formulate solutions from a broad perspective.