Lab (Quality Lab Supervisor) - Chicago, IL 60623
Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational
knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US.
Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely
with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and
beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business
serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service,
and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and
large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.
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Directs quality assurance laboratory
personnel while maintaining a close rapport with production and the Quality
team to identify, seek and prevent problems affecting quality. A key position
within the team providing expertise and support to the operations department
and factory management staff, encouraging a cross departmental quality and
Your primary responsibilities will be
with production team and monitor all processes and procedures to ensure
efficiency and continuous improvement
- Use Defect
Root Cause Analysis for the investigation of consumer and customer
complaints and quality related losses.
corrective actions and monitors for effectiveness.
using product tests and product specification measurements.
- Ensures an
active internal quality audit program in compliance with FSSC 22000 and
the Nestlé Quality Management System.
- Maintain and
update HACCP, NQMS and SOP's and train associates at all levels on
- Is a valued
partner with internal and external customers, suppliers, colleagues, and
support services to ensure achievement of targets.
- Leads quality
assurance production floor support team by scheduling and assigning
work, providing training and managing budgets
- Own the
activities for FSSC 22000 compliance while driving continuous
improvement for quality metrics and KPIs in the factory.
participate in the change control process. Maintain and updates Rework
and Allergen matrices for the factory.
Quality Pyramid and summarize the information and reports for
Quality and Food Safety briefs to the factory and prepare statistical
- Acts as a
communication liaison between management and quality staff to support
corporate and factory initiatives.
factory traceability exercises.
- Runs factory
laboratories for chemistry, incoming goods, microbiology and / or
sensory by scheduling and assigning work, providing training and
- Ensures daily
routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation
following Good Laboratory Practices and Internal Control Plans (ICP).
- Coordinates lab
operational activities – daily equipment maintenance, ordering, stock
control, stock record entry, reporting, document control, etc.
- Ensures lab
compliance for FSSC 22000 and NQMS while driving continuous improvement
for Quality metrics and KPIs in the lab.
- Ensures the
completion of internal lab audits in compliance with the NQAC program.
- Ensures that a
high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards
are maintained and improved in designated and specifically Lab areas.
- Is the key
factory contact person with other corporate and factory quality teams.
Safety & environmental
compliance with all regulatory and Nestlé guidelines pertaining to
safety, health, and environmental.
- Is a key part
of the culture change towards behavioral safety improvement.
- B.S. Degree in
Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Hygenics
or other related field preferred.
- Minimum of
three years of manufacturing and/or laboratory experience required, food
- Minimum of one
year of supervisory experience in QA/QC preferred
It is our business imperative to
remain a very inclusive workplace.
To our veterans and separated service
members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to
join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as
flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make
you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive
work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation
displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and
qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of
others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.
The Nestlé Companies are an equal
employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in
qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color,
gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry,
disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined
by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we
welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special
accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or please dial 711 and provide this
number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.
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Chicago, IL, US, 60623