GA, US, 31707
Date: Nov 20, 2017
Requisition Number: 143706
mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions.
And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit.
That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our
Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you,
for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is
challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job
and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it.
And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than
we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more
enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it’s never just about
a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can
grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual,
long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk
failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better
off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special
place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
Mars has net sales of more
than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide
that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people
and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD®
Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®,
SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley –
DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies,
and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®,
MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™,
THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience
– COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.
Mars Wrigley Confectionary is
looking for a Food
in the Albany, GA area.
The Food Safety Scientist
establishes the setting & tone for the food safe programs at the site.
They provide leadership in the identification and implementation of
product and process quality and food safety improvement opportunities that
result in adherence to regulatory and Mars Global Q&FS standards. This
position is a critical enabler for decision making on process, equipment and
packaging commissioning growth to ensure food safety and quality.
- They will manage continuous
improvement and deployments throughout the factory to adhere to the Food
Safety elements as defined in Mars Global QMP's.
- Lead qualification, product start
up, ingredient qualification, and process improvement initiatives at our
- Leads the establishment and
continuous improvement of factory food safety (HACCP) processes,
requirements, tools, and training that are aligned with the latest, most
appropriate (including Codex and ISO 22000) industry food safety control
strategies with cross functional production teams.
- Oversees the maintenance,
deployment and verification of effectiveness and modifies as needed,
established Quality Assurance systems across the factory.
- Works with Global Quality and all
factory functions to ensure effective transfer of systems.
- Communicates food safety
processes & requirements and delivers training to cross-functional
groups to ensure HACCP is effectively implemented & applied during
the development, scale-up, and on-going production of all products.
- Manages, maintains and
continuously improves Food Safety procedures and systems for the
- Assures that associates are
trained in the ongoing performance and maintenance of procedures.
- Leads multi department teams
ensuring the implementation and adherence to Food safety systems.
- Functions as a source of
expertise on food safety systems within Quality and Food Safety
- Assists all groups in the
development of solid corrective action plans to quality system
- This position leads quality
efforts in factory expansion through equipment and process qualification
and validation. The incumbent solves broad and navigates complex
problems, modifies systems and tools as needed.
- Assesses systems, policies and
procedures to identify any quality opportunities or areas for quality
system improvements that ensure the quality of products that include
(but not limited to) GMP, HACCP, Document Control, and Non-conformance
and Corrective Action processes.
- Remain abreast of new
developments in assigned area of responsibility by reviewing
professional literature and attending training sessions as indicated.
- Remain current in regulatory
requirements as needed.
- Participate in a team based environment.
- Support TPM methodology in
- Lead and participate in focused
improvement project teams, capital project start
up teams and problem solving teams.
- Develop and train other in
quality related SOPs.
- BS degree in Food Science, Food
Safety, Engineering, Chemistry or related technical field & and an
internship in quality and food safety in a manufacturing environment or a combination of education and 5+
years demonstrated success in relevant manufacturing/quality experience
- 3 years of experience in
different quality related areas such as raw materials, distribution,
- 3 years of experience in a
manufacturing site managing quality and food safety management systems
- Knowledge with ISO 9001: 2008
Quality Management Systems
- Knowledge of GMP, GLP, food
allergens, pest control, sanitation and food safety regulations
- Experience with Food safety risk,
identification and management, HACCP and prerequisite controls and GFSI
Quality Systems such as: SQF, BRC, FSSC22000, ISO9000 or ISO17025
- Ability to multi-task in a
- Demonstrated leadership
capabilities in leading/influencing others
- Ability to travel 10% of the time
- Successful Completion of a drug
and background screen
- Advanced degree in Food Science,
Food Safety, Engineering, Chemistry or related technical field
- 4+ years of experience in
different quality related areas such as raw materials, distribution,
- 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing
site managing quality and food safety management systems responsible
- Demonstrated success leading a
Company paid relocation is
not available for this role.
Mars is an equal opportunity
employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the
application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.
The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be
penalized as a result of such a request.
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