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Food Safety Specialist - Sikeston, MO 63801
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Food Safety Specialist
Background & Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the site Quality Manager, the Food Safety specialist leads the implementation of factory specifications, standards and Quality Management System (QMS) for food safety, quality assurance and controls in alignment with applicable regulatory requirements. This key Quality role ensures consistent implementation of systems to maintain compliance with local regulatory requirements and drives program improvement activities to ensure consumer safety & overall product quality and address consumer / customer issues. This person will lead the Food Safety & Food Defense teams; implement updates to the Food Safety / Food Defense & HACCP plans; support internal and external auditing; and carry out other related compliance activities. This role will report on program performance to the Quality manager, site leadership team and to external stakeholders
You’re a change maker: You will leverage new digital tools to drive sustainable changes in the areas of responsibility. You have strong strategic influencing and organizational awareness to drive common practices across sites and categories.
You are inquisitive, resourceful and eager to Learn: You do not accept the norm, you are looking for opportunities to improve current designs/practices needed beyond lead time and cost. You will own the scientific process in the plant. As the primary expert you will be the primary resource for hunting improvements, training, and knowledge.
You’re a born leader: You are in charge of Lab training and are responsible for taking out lab to the next level of expertise. You are the leader of change bringing others on the journey with you. You take pride in the facility, equipment and the driving the program in North America.
You’re a dot connector: You are a part of many different groups and touch the work plans of many teams. You will connect the dots between Quality groups in the Factories and the Divisions, build relationships and work with all factory-based departments. Taking and sharing best practice and thinking, bringing it into your work.
You’re a culture and change champion: You will drive a new way of working to the Quality and Food Safety culture and level of expectations on site. You will own the food safety culture in the factory. By designing process and educating teams you will change the culture of the way we do things, also engaging others in the program to entrench this into our ways of working.
You love to win, and have fun doing it: You have the opportunity to be instrumental at the beginning of a really exciting time for the North America business, you will have the opportunity to do things that have never been done before. You will work on a wide variety of projects and with varied groups and teams. You will have the opportunity to see in very short time scales big wins and add value across the business.
What You’ll Need to Succeed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability
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