Quality, and Regulatory Manager - Nashville, TN 37207
Purpose & Summary
This position is responsible for food safety and quality management systems
and regulatory compliance within the plant facility. The FSQR Manager will
hire, train and motivate FSQR team to insure continuous and consistent
program implementation and continuous improvement. This position has
responsibility for a large complexity facility.
40% - Oversee Food Safety and Quality Management Systems. Plan, coordinate,
and direct all quality, sanitation, regulatory and food safety programs
within the establishment to insure compliance with company, governmental and
customer requirements and expectations.
15% - Acts as customer interface with plant to review product performance,
respond to questions and complaints, and work with operations to ensure
customer expectations are met.
15% - Reviews and verifies results and communicates with Corporate FSQR.
Interface with Corporate FSQR and with other FSQR Managers within the BU.
Collaborate with FSQR Managers across the platform.
10% - Facilitates quality improvement variation reduction and root cause
10% - Monitor FSIS regulatory activities and plant compliance with regulatory
standards. Act as liaison between USDA and plant operations.
10% - Employee Development – selection, training development, performance
management, staff efficiencies.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Minimum of 7 years of food
- Solid understanding of USDA
and/or FDA requirements (HACCP)
- Experience/knowledge in
Microbiology, Food Safety (HACCPs and GMPs), Quality Assurance
- Ability to provide leadership
and motivation to engage employees in the business
- Strong risk management skills
- Ability to rethink and improve
business for continued growth
- Ability to effectively
prioritize and ensure execution
- Lean manufacturing and strong
troubleshooting and process improvement skills
- Auditing experience and skills
- Superior written and verbal
- Strong computer skills:
Microsoft Office software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint
- Experience in building,
creating, and managing Supply Quality Assurance programs
- Quality Auditor Certification
or ability to become certified
- BS and/or advanced degree in
science or other applicable fields
- Experience leading and
position will require approximately 10-20% travel.
This position will require time to be spent in facility other than first
By serving in this role, an individual will gain the experiences necessary to
obtain a large FSQR role, or potentially to take on a role in operations
Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety
Primary Location US-TN-Nashville
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job