Process Control Analyst- Aurora, IL
corporate role you will work collaboratively with the manufacturing
facilities to drive the development, implementation and administration
of company-wide quality programs to monitor and improve process control,
specifically related to meeting customer product specifications and
microbiological quality/processing lethality. Manage the implementation
of approved program rollouts or enhancements.
- Collect, analyze and interpret
in-process data to evaluate the effectiveness of existing quality
activities and identify opportunities for improvement. Develop and
propose solutions to identified opportunities and manage the
implementation as approved.
- Implement the use of quality
tools such as Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), but not limited
to, to identify potential risks and develop a system to monitor or
- Develop and implement
statistically valid sampling processes to evaluate finished goods for
- Develop and implement a process
to conduct validation of manufacturing lines regularly on capability of
meeting specifications and food safety.
- Participate in organizational
initiatives, such as Operational Excellence, by attending meetings,
contributing ideas and expertise, and carrying out process quality
actions resulting from such initiatives. Drive continuous improvement in
the quality area.
- Develop a methodology for
collecting manufacturing process related quality data, conduct analysis
and generate user friendly reports that can guide management decisions
with regards to quality consistency and food safety.
- Develop and maintain positive
working relationships with plant management; work collaboratively with
appropriate plant and corporate staff to ensure successful execution of
process related quality programs.
- Develop process quality
procedural training (like SPC) for use by plant production and quality
control employees. Provide training and informal mentorship to
professional and managerial plant quality control staff.
- Perform other duties as
- Experience implementing and
administering quality tools in a food manufacturing facility.
- Ability to work successfully as
part of cross-functional team and with all levels of employees
- Ability to successfully manage
multiple-ongoing projects, both small and large, within allotted
calendar, financial and staffing resources.
- Experience applying statistical
analysis to identify manufacturing process issues.
- Ability to communicate
effectively at a variety of levels, both verbally and in writing.
- Working knowledge of standard
computer programs; i.e., word processing, spreadsheet computations, and
- Bachelorís degree in
microbiology, food science, animal science, mathematics or related
- Five (5) or more years in a
quality management role in food manufacturing or related
- Six Sigma Green Belt or higher
- Ability to travel up to 50%
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