Quality & Food Safety Scientist- Chicago, IL 60601
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The Senior Scientist Q&FS sourcing standards designs
and develops systems, tools, processes and procedures to support the regions,
markets and factory teams in translating our key food safety standards into
operations both globally and within the regions. This expert role provides a
critical link to the Quality Management Process (QMP), specifically the
sourcing quality standards (MQM, SQA, PrQM, PQM,EMQM) ensuring we mitigate risks that are identified
through deep dive audits. They partner closely with the Food Safety team to
ensure that fully understand the emerging risks and requirements in regards
to our operations and ensure that our standards are deployed and are
contemporary. The incumbent will need to partner with SQA, Q&FS and
supply to foster a community of practice and support the ongoing drive in the
regions behind the delivery of standards throughout the globe. In addition lead audit skills are necessary to support the
region and contribute to the global technical audit program.
What we are looking for:
degree in a scientific field
- 3+ years of
experience in standardizing and developing Quality Management Systems
within the CPG industry
of Inbound (Supplier) and Outbound (Distribution) Supply Chain
travel up to 40%
- 5+ years’
experience within Quality Management Systems
- Food related
experience within manufacturing, HACCP and Auditing
- Experience in
incident management (PRIMP).
expert advice on the Sourcing standards for the confectionery segment.
Leads the drive for deployment of the sourcing standards into the
Q&FS capability within R&D and Supply engaging with functional
teams and supporting them to create their quality plans and programs.
- Engages in
continuous improvement and deployment of Confectionery Segment Q&FS
standards relevant for food safety standards. This includes conducting
needs analysis, guiding the Standards through global stage gate process,
and assuring effective deployment.
- Leads the
deployment of Corporate Q&FS food safety standards within the
Confectionery Segment- supporting the drive of these standards into
business. This includes accountability tor Segment feedback to Corporate
Team on proposed standards and implementation impact analysis.
tor assuring effective root cause analyses are performed, learnings
captured, and CAPAs completed in areas relating to our standards and
Q&FS expert on the standards and liaison with our food safety
community and R&D development community, Leads
a community of practice to support, coach and upskill regions and global
Global Confectionery VP in conducting Segment Quarterly Quality Review
by compiling performance metrics and tracking agreed actions.
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.