Food Safety & Quality Compliance Manager - Kansas City, MO
This position is responsible to keep Quality System
documents current and accessible to the facilities and Commercial
departments, following good Document Control procedures. The Specialist will
also assist with on-site audits of materials and service providers as needed.
The Specialist will be a regional technical resource for all aspects of
Quality and Food Safety.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & DUTIES
PROVIDE LEADERSHIP AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE FOR FOOD SAFETY
AND QUALITY ASSURANCE RECORDS AND DOCUMENTATION AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL
EXPERTISE FOR ALL ASPECTS OF FOOD SAFETY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS IN THE
NORTH AMERICAN REGION
- Develop and
maintain a library of customer Statements for all NA sites, in
conjunction with Regional Quality manager, facility Quality manager and
Wilton Legal (as necessary) and standardize as much as possible.
standard Statements and completed questionnaires (after review by QA
manager) to customers.
starting materials nonconformance reports from facility QA and enter
into the ISN Procurement database to be used for Supplier scorecards.
(Food safety/quality and other nonconformance incidents such as late
arrival or failed arrival, wrong item, damaged in transit, etc.)
creation and approval process for Starting Materials specifications and
maintain on regional SharePoint libraries
- Work with
Procurement to review submitted Supplier Approval documents and maintain
document library for Supplier qualifications and maintain list of
- Review new or
revised Supplier material specifications and maintain documents on
Supplier Qualification SharePoint library.
- Create and
maintain animal feed labels according to AAFCO and state regulations.
Coordinate implementation with LDC IT/CompuWeigh
and KSC Tax.
- Work with
Wilton Legal to keep regulatory registrations relative to food safety
updated and renewed (FDA Facility Registrations, South Korea, etc.).
- Perform final
Corporate review of Customer Specification reviews after Commercial and
Facility reviews are completed.
Facility Trial Protocols and Costs Analyses for accuracy, completeness,
and justification for the trial.
- Monitor pest
control services and contracts at the facilities.
- Serve as an
information resource on LIMS software.
- Liaise with
LDC Commercial team(s) and customer procurement and quality staff for
audit questions, documentation concerns, and product approval process
third-party supplier documents and approve products for resale and/or
conduct on-site audits of third-party facilities.
Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment
opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital
status, veteran status, disability or any other protected status.
Qualified candidates will possess at least a Bachelor of Arts or Science in a
science field from a 4-year accredited university or college. Candidates must
have excellent verbal and written communications skills, the ability to
effectively influence others, possesses good facilitation skills, excellent
team building skills as well as a broad range of computer skills including
but not limited Microsoft Office Suite products(Word,
Excel and Project). Candidates must have familiarity with industry recognized
Analytical Standards (ASTM, AOCS, AACC, USP, NSF).
Successful candidates will have 7 or more years of food safety/quality
assurance leadership within the food industry or food manufacturing facility.