Quality & Food Safety Technologist- Reno,
The Q&FS technologist is responsible for ensuring all
relevant Q&FS standards are implemented and continuously improved to
assure quality and food safety at the local site, protecting the consumer and
What we are looking for:
degree in food science, engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, or
- Ability and
aptitude to work in an R&D, Manufacturing, and Distribution
- Passion to
work in a Petfood/Food industry
- 2+ year experience
in a Quality, Food Safety, or Regulatory Services
- SAP, Nexus
and/or Red Prairie software applications
of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Good Laboratory Practices
(GLP's), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Systems (HACCP), ISO,
Regulatory Guidelines, Sensory, and/or Microbiology
- Manage the
site based internal audit program to ensure all processes and procedures
are managed in accordance to corporate Quality and Food Safety
Standards, Business Unit QFS directives and FDA regulations.
- Back up for
PRIMP incident owner
- Facilitate the
corrective and preventative action programs in compliance to MARS QMP
- Food Safety
Representative for site HACCP Team
compliance to the Business Unit microbiology testing program including
site data analysis, reporting and recommendations on site improvements
and or escalations for non-compliances.
associate for the sites hold management systems
(SAP/ Nexus) ensuring requirements and procedures including product
disposition and destruction are in accordance with Mars Quality and Food
Safety Standards and Business Unit directives
- Lead the food
safety risk assessment process for all changes such CAB, New
products/pack/process and or new regulations/ standard that impacts QFS.
Document all approved changes as per Business Unit requirements
- Lead root
cause analysis session for product related incidents (PRIMPS) and make
recommendations to correct issues.
- Participate in
FMEA and other lean six sigma tools for continuous quality improvement.
statistical analysis on consumer complain trends and recommend actions
training on relevant food safety standards to supply associates.
- Lead the
consumer and customer complaints investigations process ensuring follow
up in appropriate timings and recommend actions to site QFS mgr.
What can you expect from Mars?
opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.
- An industry
competitive salary and benefits package.
- To be
respected and valued.
- The Five
Principles at the center of every decision we make.
opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better
world for generations to come.
This will be an on site