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Regional Quality Food Safety Manager – Valdese, NC


Job ID #: 8762


Valdese, NC

Job Function: Quality Assurance

Department: Manufacturing - Quality Control

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years




Position Description

To build the capability of bakeries to achieve the highest levels of food safety and quality on a sustainable basis.

Main Responsibilities:

•Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to assure all bakery associates are fully capable of achieving Quality & Food Safety expectations.
•Collaborates as needed to develop the Quality and Food Safety capabilities of bakery personnel to enable them to drive towards zero food safety incidents and zero process upsets through training, coaching, and mentoring.
•Works with the plant manager to establish specific accountabilities for bakery personnel.
•Provides oversight of Quality and Food Safety programs and performance for compliance through regular audits, gap assessments and risk assessments.
•Supports bakeries during implementation of new processes such as GFSI, Scoring, TraceGains, Finished Product Testing, etc.
•Conducts periodic audits and risk assessments to co-packers. Collaborates with co-packers during Quality and Food Safety failures that would impact BBU.
•Promotes sharing of Quality and Food Safety Best Practices across the bakeries.
•Performs and/or coordinates analysis of process capability.
•Participates in investigations to determine and address root causes during special situations and quality failures.
•Provides coaching, direction, support during quality improvement projects.
•Performs on a regular basis data analysis trending reports for the region and bakeries.
•Promotes and supports the use of quality tools such as SPC, Kaizen, 5-S, Problem Solving, etc.
•Oversees program to reduce or eliminate consumer complaints (Quality and food Safety).
•Follows up on corrective action plans (AIB 360, GFSI, BBU, customer complaints, consumer complaints and quality trends).
•Acts as an interface between sales/marketing and plants to identify and resolve quality issues.
•Is aware of current product quality and quality issues through finished product scoring, bakery data and consumer complaints.
•Provide guidance, coaching and direction during quality failures, regulatory inspections, food safety incidents, vendor (ingredient & packaging) related incidents, etc to assure proper investigation, root cause analysis and resolution.
•Is an active participant in BBU’s journey to zero injuries by personal performance and by caring for other associates.

Position Requirements


1.BS degree, in Food Science or related major preferred
2. Five (5) years minimum experience in the food industry, with three (3) years in Food Safety, Sanitation Quality Assurance, Quality Systems, Total Quality and/or Food Industry Lab Analysis.
3. Bakery operations management experience a plus.
4.HACCP & SQF Certified
5. Familiarity with federal and state regulations, 6 sigma, ISO, AIB and GFSI Standards.
6. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
7. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
8. Organized and detail oriented.
9. Comfortable working in a participative team environment.

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