QA Supply Chain Specialist -
Cherry Hill, NJ
Millions of times a day
in over 80% of American households, consumers reach for Pinnacle Foods
brands. We are a leading producer, marketer and distributor of
high-quality branded food products, many of which have been trusted
household names for decades. Headquartered in Mountain Lakes, NJ, our
$2.6B business employs more than 4,500 people in 19 sites around North
America. We are a leader in the dry and frozen foods segments and our
brands hold the #1 or #2 market position in 9 out of 12 major category segments
in which they compete. Our brands include Duncan Hines, Aunt Jemima, Lenders Bagels and Vlasic just to name a few.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
QA Supply Chain – Specialist works in a web team environment to review,
assess and appraise prospective suppliers for registry as an approved
supplier. The specialist is accountable for supplier / co-packer approval
recommendation having determined the supplier / co-packers capability to
supply or manufacture safe, quality food ingredients or foods. Scope
includes planning, scheduling, performing audits, assessing effectiveness
of supplier food safety programs and documentation, establishing and
communicating corrective actions with follow up as required to support the
business needs. Travel may exceed 50%.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts first party audits; reviews and appraises
third party supplier audits for food safety, quality and regulatory
compliance for both suppliers and co-packers in accord with Pinnacle Foods
policy and procedures. Duties include pre-audit documentation reviews, audit scheduling, conducting audits,
documenting and communicating audit results, tracking and corrective
actions and corrective actions closure including verification.
Assists in maintaining approved supplier registers. Collaborates with other
team and other associates in determining and meeting priorities for
Supplier and Co-packer approval.
education and support as requested for food safety, quality assurance and
regulatory compliance to suppliers and Co-packers to meet Pinnacle Foods
Supplier and Co-packer policy manual requirements.
RESPONSIBILITIES: None – Independent Contributor
Experience in conducting inspections, audits, and program reviews and
familiar with third party inspection/audit models. Formal auditor
training or certification is desired. Some multiple manufacturing
experiences under both FDA and FSIS regulated foods or food ingredients.
HACCP trained, SQF Practitioner and versed in other accepted GFSI
certification schemes is desired.
EDUCATION: BS in
Food Science, Microbiology or related degrees.
of two years industry experience with food safety auditing
Oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills with high
emphasis on flexibility. Proficient with business office software,
and be self-directed.
Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All openings will
be filled based on the qualifications without regard to race, creed, color,
sex, age, national origin, sponsor, marital status, disability, or status
as a disabled veteran or as a veteran of the Vietnam Era. All
applicants are invited to complete the Affirmative Action Supplement.