Technologist #RESQ-369 – Walnut Creek, CA
Del Monte Food, Inc.
FUNCTION & SCOPE:
information system as Site Administrator for the Quality Systems website and
systems. This includes QA policies, procedures, Quality Records, Workflows,
routing systems, Master Lists, formulas, weight/syrup control, thermal
processing, finished quality specifications, ingredient and purchased product
specifications, nutrition facts and technical product information sheets for
the company products and co-packed products. Provide remote and onsite
support to the Fruit & Tomato manufacturing facilities. Assist with
quality audits of Del Monte facilities, co-manufacturers and vendors. Assist
with customer document requests. SAP Super User, Quality Lead and Administrator.
Quality Systems PDM Administrator.
- As assigned, audit internal Del
Monte facilities. Audit co-packers, vendors (domestic and international)
and distribution centers as necessary.
- Work with other department
management, identify areas of improvement and evaluate quality programs
to ensure production of products, services and processes are consistent
with established standards.
- Through analysis of
fruit/tomato audit results and working with Operations and Technical
Services, close gaps in audits by identifying and recommending best
practice approaches to problem solving. Communicate findings to manager
and DMFI facilities to assist with adoption of best practices.
- Provide onsite support with
quality/food safety improvements, commissioning and plant trials at the
- Work with fruit/tomato QA
Managers to assist with annual quality plan compliance.
- Review weekly region
fruit/tomato surveillance samples and communicate any concerns with the
samples submitted to site management and manger.
- Assist Manager in maintaining,
developing and implementing existing and new Corporate Quality Policies,
Procedures and Programs necessary to meet DMFI QS standards, BRC and Regulatory
- Act as a PDM administrator from
Quality Systems point of view.
- As SAP Super User, Quality Lead
and Administrator, support QA organization and facility QA with Quality
related SAP implementation and problem resolution activities; train end
- Work as an administrator of
Quality module in SAP; maintain up to date Quality related data in SAP
and assign required parameters as demanded by new product, product
changes and location assignments.
- Work as a QA representative in
fulfilling MMC form requirements within SAP by working with Item Master
- Work in partnership with
R&D and QA in reviewing technical specifications and ensure
consistency and accuracy. Identify omissions or discrepancies and
resolve issues prior to issuance of specifications.
- Collaborate with R&D,
vendors and procurement to obtain necessary technical information in
order to reach consensus on ingredient specifications.
- Manage all the workflows to
fulfill Controlled Process Change documentation is in place as per the
- Ensure communication and
delivery of formulas and specifications to production facilities happen
in timely manner prior to packing season.
- Deliver, maintain and control
issuance and maintenance of QA policies, procedures, formulas and specifications
on QA team site. Manage archived documents.
- Provide assistance to QA
organization and DMFI facility personnel in navigating QA team site.
Control site security/access.
- Maintain Master Variety Code
List and be responsible for generating new variety codes for new
products and product changes.
- Maintain various Master Lists
including but not limited to Document Master List, Records Master List,
DMFI and Co-Packer Facility Details List, Crisis Contact List.
- Manage the Quality Records
repository on RQS and Box including BRC certificates and Reports, QS
Audit Reports, Gluten Free Assessments, Reports of Official Business.
- Assist in development of new
systems or testing methodologies as required by Corporate QA.
- Support Consumer Affairs
requests for information or forward to appropriate area of expertise for
- Collaborate with sales team in
obtaining and delivering required product information.
- Other duties as assigned
- BS in Food Science or related
field. Advanced degree(s) highly preferred.
- With BS, minimum 5-6 years with
responsibilities in Quality & Food Safety and/or regulatory areas.
With advanced degree, minimum 4 years with Q&FS and/or regulatory
- Detail and process oriented
with strong problem resolution abilities.
- Self-starter; take charge,
positive and proactive attitude.
- Strong verbal and written
- Good computer aptitude.
Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access desirable. Working
knowledge with external databases, SharePoint sites.
- Ability to deftly use Del Monte
Technical, ERP, and routing systems. Knowledge and experience of working
with ERP systems such as SAP is highly preferred
- Professional auditing
experience of International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Standards and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Standards applying to
food manufacturing facilities.
- Knowledge of FDA FSMA laws and
- 30-40 % travel required
(depending on location), domestic and international, for audits at the
production facilities, co-packers and vendors
Del Monte Foods is one of the
country's largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketers
of premium quality, branded food products for the U.S. retail market,
generating approximately $1.7 billion in net sales in fiscal 2016. With a
powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in six out of ten
U.S. households. Brands include Del Monte®, Contadina®, S&W®, College
Inn®, Sager Creek and other brand names. The Company also produces and distributes
private label food products. For more information on Del Monte Foods, visit
the Company's website at www.delmontefoods.com.
* Competitive salary
* Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical
condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally
ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE
CONSIDERED. (https://www.delmontefoods.com/careers/) Please be advised that
your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application
for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is
actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the
required qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.