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Food Safety and Quality Facility Manager - Hutchinson, KS


Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargillís protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety and Quality Facility Manager will support site team members in their facility with food safety and quality issues. We seek a multifaceted professional to collaborate with customers, regulators, suppliers and other key internal and external partners to resolve issues. In this role, you will lead and/or support incident management, lead the maintenance and support execution of the Food Safety Management System, document management, complaint management and trending, and all compliance requirements. This role will also have one direct report who they will lead and develop. Key Accountabilities
Develop and lead the implementation of key food safety management system programs such as management of change and critical food safety tasks. Contribute to closing of identified gaps at facility to bring into compliance. Help track monthly facility and business metrics and develop a process to improve understanding of the health of the food safety and quality. Define our customer complaint tracking and trending program, ensuring proper complaint follow-up, ensuring high priority complaints are dealt with urgently Lead activities to close corrective actions related to product quality. Lead the investigation and follow-up of customer complaints. Collaborate with other facility leaders to build and foster an effective food safety, quality and regulatory culture. Drive focus on corrective a preventative action implementation. Define and lead the onboarding process for our location leaders. Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff. Lead and develop direct report to support overall Food Safety and Quality programs. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in science, chemistry, microbiology, quality assurance or other applicable field or equivalent experience.,

Project management skills

Ability to make decisions under pressure

Leadership, motivational, and interpersonal effectiveness skills

Ability to translate and communicate analytical data and technical knowledge to technical and non-technical, internal and external stakeholders.

Experience handling a large workload with multiple priorities.

Experience with food manufacturing environments.

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Ability to climb stairs and ladders periodically

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in science, chemistry, microbiology, quality assurance, business or other applicable field

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Laboratory knowledge, including Good Laboratory Practice and instrumentation

Minimum of eight or more years of working experience with four or more years in a technical related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet


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