Our client, a
multi-national well known food manufacturer is looking for a dynamic
Quality/Food Safety Manager for their plant located in Columbus, OH area
The location is a high volume thermal processing, canning/packaging plant
with 400+ nonunion employees
Position reports to Regional Quality Director
This position leads the plant Quality Systems to assure the on-going
production of high quality and safe food products that comply with
product design and meet or exceed customer and consumer expectations.
As a member of the site staff, the position is responsible to implement
all quality systems, assure effective change management and drive
continuous process improvement.
As the primary R&D representative at the plant, the position has
shared accountability to support research projects in raw materials,
product development and process improvement.
Manages all quality assurance, technical services, QC and laboratory
functions for the site.
As a member of the plant staff, provides direction and influence for the
development, implementation and continuous improvement of all quality
systems and plant strategies.
Assures that all products and packs produced at the site are safe for
consumption and conform to the intended product design.
Directs the quality and product safety components of all R&D driven projects
at the site through quality planning, specifications development, and
project oversight for compliance to GMP's and other company policies and
In partnership with the Technical Applications team, supports the
implementation/launch of all new products, line extensions and continuous
quality improvement projects including line trials and execution of
process capability evaluations.
Manages the quality audits and determines corrective and preventative
action process within the framework of the plant's Quality Management
Manage QS Technicians (10-15)
Ensure adherence to Global Quality and Food Safety Standards including
but not limited to USDA, FDA HACCP, PRIMP, QMP,
BS degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering or related technical
field is required
5+ years of experience in a technical area such as R&D product
development, laboratory management quality systems, or food process
2 + years with the successful management and development of people.
An advanced understanding of quality systems and food safety programs.
Company provides above average salary+ annual bonus+ GREAT Benefits
Regional relocation provided