Quality Assurance Mgr II" - (6212) - Honolulu,
Dean Foods Company
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Assurance Mgr II"
HI 96814 US (Primary)
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The Quality Manager is responsible for safeguarding
product safety and quality while meeting Company and regulatory standards,
and has oversight responsibility for a continuous quality improvement program
that includes quality control and quality assurance. This person is
responsible for ensuring that the production and distribution of products
meets or exceeds all quality standards. This person also has responsibility
for communicating quality results and the transfer of quality and QA
knowledge to the workforce.
the operation of the plant laboratory, including ensuring supplies and
equipment are available.
product safety, regulatory compliance, and compliance with company standards
as stated in the Quality Assurance Manual, Laboratory Manual, and Company
Continuous Improvement efforts in product quality/performance and process
leadership in coaching, education and training of management staff and plant
employees for Quality Assurance; seeks assistance as needed from other Dean
Foods training resources.
facilitates and maintains the Milk and Juice HACCP program.
Customer inputs into iCiX as required, and
views/monitors Supplier iCiX postings to ensure all
SQF audit requirements are met.
Implements and maintains all Dean Foods quality systems (i.e. SQF 2000).
all product labels used in the facility and ensures adherence to regulatory
and Company standards.
or ensures the maintenance of the Dean Foods Nutritional Database System for
adherence to appropriate regulations and Company standards for raw milk
Supervises the appropriate chemical, bacteriological, sensory and utilization
tests on raw materials and pasteurized products.
Communicates quality metric and inspection results to appropriate managers
and others in leadership positions including, but not limited to daily,
weekly or monthly KPI reporting to Corporate.
that proper sanitation procedures are utilized and that adequate sanitation
tests are performed; provides “troubleshooting” efforts in the event of
sanitation system failure.
and maintains documentation of all required quality tests and activities.
the Plant Manager in managing local, state, customer/third party, and federal
audits and inspections.
responsible for expense management and control, including labor and “Cost of
Quality” utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques and a Management
Operating Structure (MOS).
adherence to all contract packaging quality requirements.
Cooperates in a cross-functional manner as a change agent with all
departments within the Company.
* Leads by
example with the Dean Foods Code of Ethics. This includes following
Company policies, standards and specifications.
in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating,
organizing, integrating and delegating.
other duties as assigned.
* Bachelor’s degree in a science-based area of study
required and a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.
Candidates: A minimum of 5 years hands-on plant experience in the dairy plant
or food industry operations, with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.
* Must be
able to flavor milk based, sugar based, and caffeine based products
a working knowledge of sanitation systems, techniques and procedures.
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
(for union facilities), Safety, and Workers Compensation experience
Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.
to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and
follow through on any deficiencies.
to follow Continuous Improvement (CI) Processes in the Management Operating
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications.
verbal/written communication skills.
to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead
others through change.
to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Skill in
organization and prioritization, and attention to detail.
team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and
to select, coach, develop, engage and retain a team
* Must be
able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and
Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer M/F/Veteran/Disability
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected
veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or
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