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Regulatory Compliance Manager - Portland, OR

Mondelēz International

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Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

You ensure quality in the factory and are responsible for meeting quality targets. You are fully responsible for the people, machinery and the identification and elimination of quality losses and problems in the department. You grow your team’s capabilities and coordinates departmental activities in accordance with corporate standards, local requirements and ISO standards. In this role, you report directly to the plant manager with dotted line responsibility to corporate quality.

How you will contribute

You will ensure that all quality objectives, goals and targets in the factory (including regional and global commitments) are met. You will develop and track your department’s budget and eliminate losses. With your team, you will conduct regular plan-do-act-check assessments to plan how targets will be met, executing the plan and periodically checking and taking action to stay on track. In addition, you will ensure that there is strict adherence with all appropriate laws, food safety quality standards and consumer requirements of all manufactured products and manage crisis situations internally and externally in ways that support the company’s image, policies and business. As a people leader, you are responsible for recruitment and structuring of the department to ensure there are sufficient resources to deliver on plant objectives, set and assess performance goals, and coach and mentor team members.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Relevant experience (operations, quality and/or R&D)
  • Project management and managing multiple priorities
  • Commercial strategy process, product/package development process, food safety, plant commercialization, ingredient and package technology and training and coaching technical material
  • Communicating effectively and leading cross-functional teams
  • Statistical processes and problem-solving techniques
  • Working with external manufacturing suppliers to ensure compliance to our policies and procedures and technical vendors to support compliance
  • Working with customers on quality related issues
  • Accountable for selection, training, development, performance management and engagement of direct/indirect reports.
  • Ensures compliance of regulations and policies and has accountability for the implementation of the HACCP program. Analyzes, reviews, interprets trends with food safety implications. Monitors regulatory activities, ensures plant compliance and acts as liaison with regulatory authorities at the local level.
  • Performs prevention activities and issue resolution by acting as a customer interface, responding to customer questions/complaints, proactively identifying risks, and taking action to prevent Food Safety non-conformities.
  • Drives the Internal and External Auditing program for compliance with FSSC, Mondelez Global, and Federal/State regulatory programs.
  • Influences the food safety and quality culture by interfacing with manager/directors within BU and representing the Quality Department as part of location management team.
  • Actively participates in the development of food safety initiatives and budgets through the implantation of short and long range food safety plans that align with the Business Unit and Bakery requirements.
  • Manages sanitation program compliance as it relates to Maximum Run Lengths and Extended Run Guidelines, CIP/COP Validations and Verifications, Adjacent Line Cleaning, Idle Equipment, and Tool Control.

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or a related field strongly preferred

Job specific requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment. Union labor management is a plus
  • Familiarity with HAACP, ISO and FDA regulations
  • Experience in in PCQI preferred

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz , Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

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Supply Chain Quality Assurance

Product Quality, Safety and Compliance



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