Quality Manager - Plant Quality - Trenton, MO
Hiring Company Name: endevis
Hiring Company Industry: Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
Number of Employees: 1,000 - 10,000 Employees
Total Compensation: $110K
- Base Salary: $110K
- Bonus / Commission: 10%
Location: Trenton, MO
Endevis talent acquisition firm is working with a global leader
to find a Plant Quality Manager. The Plant Quality Manager ensures
food safety and quality of all products produced. Responsible for ensuring
specifications are defined and communicated, formalizing process capability,
institutionalizing process control and predictive quality process. Performs
inspections of processes, employee training, compliance with applicable food
laws and regulations and verifies plant HACCP plans. Defines best lab
practices and provides guidance and adherence to quality policies. Actively
participates in resolving customer complaints. Integral part of plant
leadership team. Provides support to Sales, R&D and Operations on
customer issues, questions and concerns.
Develop and manage processes and procedures for plant quality improvements.
Oversee day to day activities and manage quality department.
Develop metrics to measure effectiveness/progress in production quality procedures.
Review and summarize data to understand trends and issues and to make decisions related to product safety and quality in areas of assigned responsibility.
Assure the accurate reporting of all relevant department data and activities.
Provide support and decision making in managing situations and issues relative to quality and/or food safety as necessary.
Assure that direct reports are adequately trained to conduct their jobs
Coach and counsel direct reports in their performance and professional development.
Conduct audits of corporate quality functions.
Assist in negotiating audit costs.
Identify and qualify third party auditors.
Maintain and communicate knowledge of current regulations on appropriate product technology.
Responsible for reporting any food safety issues to supervision.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field.
7+ years of food industry experience in QA
3-5 years of department leadership
Knowledge of food safety, food manufacturing processes, technologies or other relevant area of responsibility
Knowledge of FDA and USDA specification regulations and documentation requirements.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Knowledge of thermal processes
Understanding of food safety and allergens
Contract Manufacturing experience
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