Materials Quality Director - Parsippany, NJ
Job Location: Parsippany
Ferrero is anything but ordinary!
Ferrero is a global company that
is privately owned by the Ferrero family. The company has grown from the
small Italian confectionary shop in Alba, Italy to become the third largest
confectionary manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading
brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Joy®.
With new innovations and exciting
expansions plans in place in North America, there has never been a better
time to join the Ferrero Group and be extraordinary with us!
Ferrero is committed to building a
diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and
appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are
equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural
abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the
means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their
journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work
environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
The North America Quality Director
for Raw Materials is the regional leader for the Quality function in charge
of Raw Materials and Suppliers qualification and performance management.
Reporting to the VP Quality NAM, and to the Ferrero group Head of Quality for
Raw material and suppliers, this position is located in our NAM head office
This is a new position in charge of managing or developing regional processes
for Raw materials and supplier’s management, to facilitate the integration of
our recently acquired business.
or reinforce for the region the Ferrero processes related to Raw
materials and suppliers, for assuring the quality of the supply of 5
Ferrero plants, as well as Co-manufacturers.
scope includes suppliers located in the USA, Canada as well as the
suppliers from any location supplying our plants in North America.
to the Ferrero standard the raw materials specifications and supplier’s
requirements from the recent acquisitions in collaboration with R&D
scope of responsibility includes Suppliers & Materials
qualification, risk analysis, qualification and verification audits,
specifications, control plans, Non-Conformance management and root cause
Analysis, CAPA corrective actions.
functional scope includes Food safety, Functional and sensory
KPI’s and reporting.
functional work with Plants Quality leaders and plants Raw materials
quality teams, Procurement, R&D, regulatory, Quality and technical
Who we are looking for:
8 years of experience in Quality including raw materials and supplier’s
management, in the Food Industry.
Food science, food technology or related, master preferred.
of raw materials used in the food industry, of Food science, food
technology and food production processes, needed to conduct a Food
safety risk analysis, and a functional evaluation.
of conducting Quality and food safety audits: Certified auditor ISO9001
preferred, certified auditor GFSI required.
to conduct risk analysis following FSMA requirement, and to define
mitigation strategies. Knowledge and experience with FSVP program
in conducting RCA root cause analysis and defining CAPA correctives
actions and preventives actions
communication skills in a multi-cultural environment
knowledge of MS office and SAP. Experience of TraceGains
or similar base.
organizational and project management skills
Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability or genetics.
How to be successful in the role
and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at
the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need
to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting
brilliant results for consumers around the world.