Quality & Food
Safety Manager - Storm Lake, IA - USDA Plant
This position will lead Food safety and Quality programs at a
designated manufacturing facility. This includes leading implementation and
on-going program management / oversight of Safe Quality Foods (SQF)
Certification, compliance to Sara Lee Corporation Quality Assurance / Food
Safety requirements and other related initiatives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Share in
company goals and standards of performance.
- Work on issue resolution of
customer complaints (foreign material or quality).
- Supervise food safety
activities within the budget.
- Take appropriate action to
ensure the integrity of the SQF System. Report any issues to
appropriate facility management.
- Maintain Standardized Work
- Manage nonexempt positions:
SQF Specialist, Microbiologist, HACCP Specialist, QA Supervisor.
- Maintain good communication
with all areas including Sales, R&D, Marketing, and Customers.
- Bachelor's Degree
in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related
- Minimum five (5)+ years of
food processing experience in a USDA / HACCP manufacturing
- HACCP Certification from a
nationally / internationally recognized and accredited HACCP training
- Demonstrate leadership in the
areas of food safety, quality assurance & plant regulatory.
- Previous experience with Safe
Quality Foods or SQF Expert Practitioner is a plus.
- Comprehensive experience with
USDA Rules & Regulations.
- Must have strong
organizational, leadership and communication skills.
- Effective verbal &
written communication skills with all levels of management.
- Able to work with cross
functional departments within the organization.
- Good problem solving and
corrective action / resolution skills.
- Strong computer skills with
experience using Word, Excel & Power Point. SAP experience
is a plus.
- Excellent communication
skills. Able to foster excellent relationships, trust and
credibility quickly at levels within the organization while achieving
key operating objectives.
We make it our mission at Sara Lee to "Simply delight
you...every day." Our brands make up one of the world's
best-loved portfolios of innovative food, beverage, household, and body
care products. Our leading, trusted brands include Ambi Pur, Ball
Park, Douwe Egberts, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean,
Kiwi, Sanex, Sara Lee, and Senseo.
Collectively, these brands generate nearly $13 billion in annual net sales
as they delight millions of consumers every day in approximately 200
countries around the world. The global Sara Lee team consists of
At Sara Lee, we believe that careers are as unique as
individuals. That's why we offer employment opportunities that give
you ownership of your career. With the resources of a global
corporation and direct responsibility to make it happen, you can be
confident that you'll always be able to perform your best and be recognized
for it. At Sara Lee, the difference is you.
The Sara Lee compensation program is designed to provide you
with comprehensive, flexible benefits that enable you to select those
features that best fit your needs. Our benefits include, but are not
limited to: medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life, short and
long term disability, retirement plans, and tuition
An Equal Opportunity /
Affirmative Action Employer
Degree (±16 years)