Quality & Food Safety Manager-MAT00040
Quality & Food
Purpose of Role
This position leads
the site QS resources 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.
member of the site staff, the position is responsible to implement all
quality systems, assure effective change management and drive continuous
primary R&D representative at the site, the position has shared
accountability to support research projects in raw materials, product
development and process improvement.
quality assurance, technical services, QC and
laboratory functions for the site.
As a member
of the site staff, participates in and influences the development and
implementation of site strategies.
direction and influence for the development, implementation and
continuous improvement of all quality systems.
all products and packs produced at the site are safe for consumption and
conform to the intended product design. This includes being responsible
for change management and process improvement as the R&D Quality
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
partnership with the Technical Applications team, supports the site
implementation of all new products, line extensions and continuous
quality improvement projects including the effective execution of line
trials an execution of process capability
internal quality audit function for site and assures the effectiveness of
the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of
the plant's Quality Management System.
"owners" of the Mars business at the site with respect to the
quality and safety of products and the food processing environment. This
responsibility includes participation in the management of crises
involving products, and the on-going interpretation and reporting of
information from our customers and consumers.
Technicians on the site to assure skills development and certification,
resource planning for site based and R&D project execution especially
as involves line start ups, management training
and the on-going maintenance of a learning environment.
adherence to the Mars Global Quality and Food Safety Standard including
but not limited to HACCP, PRIMP, QMP, and MQM.
food safety management
quality management systems
and food law including AAFCO Guidelines
systems standards, including GMPs
microbiology, analytical chemistry, and sensory methods
engineering, manufacturing equipment, and controls
A minimum of
6 years of experience in a technical area such as R&D product
development, laboratory management quality systems, or food process
A BS degree
in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering, related technical field or
Minimum 2 of
the years with the management of people.
understanding of quality systems and food safety programs.
degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering
6 years of
experience in a technical area such as R&D product development,
laboratory management quality systems, or food process engineering.
Every associate at Mars has
responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.
As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars
Petcare US offers benefits which reflect our
commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes
excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, a retirement
plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled career advancement
opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and generous benefits.
If you're looking for a place where you can
take ownership for your work, where the pace is fast, the environment is
built around the importance of open communication, and where employees
are called "associates" and treated as such, then
we want to hear from you.
We value a diverse work environment and
encourage qualified individuals to apply, regardless of race, religion,
disability, national origin, veteran status, gender and age. Mars Petcare US is an Affirmative Action and Equal
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