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Sr Quality Manager - Remote

Nestlé USA

(part of Nestlé)

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Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.


If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.


We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.


This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.



This is a Corporate Quality Senior Manager position supporting NUSA Co-Manufacturing as well as represent zone NA with COQM. You will provide mentoring, leadership and support for all Co-Manufacturing audit aspects within our Co-Manufacturing operations with technical expertise and support to factories and other functions ensuring:

  • Report Compliance of regulatory requirements, Nestle policies, product quality, and food safety aspects of Co-Manufacturing to NUSA and ZONE NA liaison.
  • Ensure effective execution of Co-Manufacturing approval and verification assessments
  • Cross-functional networking internal and external to Nestlé across Opcos
  • Effective use of TPM, Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) and Quality tools to understand trends to develop plans that drive continuous improvement and achieve business objectives.
  • Drive improvement projects with CO-QM as identified



1.    You will collaborate with TPM support pillars, other functions and factories (using TPM methodology and tools) to develop and execute action plans to drive reduction and elimination of waste related to Co-Manufacturing audit management.

2. You will build leadership, technical skills and capability in Quality Assurance Auditors to ensure autonomy.

3. You will support Co-Manufactures with management and maintenance of the quality assurance systems in compliance with Nestle policies, Regulatory and Customer Requirements.

4. You will collaborate with the other functions to drive improvements at Co-Manufactures to reduce defects and improve performance.

5. You will support Co-Manufactures and Supply Chain to ensure finished product management.

6. You will support customer complaint resolution with Co-Manufactures.

7. You will request support as needed from other functions to achieve business objectives.

8. You will assist in product recalls or withdrawals.


TRAVEL – approximately 35%



  • BS / BA degree in Food Science / Food Technology or related technical fields



  • Minimum of 7 years in food manufacturing operations, with at least be 3 – 5 years as Factory QA Manager experience.



  • Have strong knowledge and understanding of food safety / HACCP, GMP’s, Allergen Controls, Sanitary design/controls, pest control, basic food regulations, specifications, and basic food technology.
  • Thrive working in a dynamic environment with minimal direct supervision and have strong leadership, social, and self-initiative skills.
  • Be agile to quickly learn new food processing technologies and resolve critical food safety aspects alone or through consultation with internal / external authorities as appropriate.
  • Strong verbal / written communications, analytical and problem-solving skills. Be detailed and results oriented. Statistical analysis experience is helpful.
  • TPM/Q-Pillar, preferred
  • Experience with SAP and Intelex software preferred.
  • ISO22000 and/or FSSC22000 trained.
  • Project management skills 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.


This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.



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