Quality Engineer Food Safety
& Regulatory - Ohio
Quality and Regulatory Operations (QRO) organization leads delivery of
product quality, food safety, regulatory requirements and productivity to
meet our customer and consumer expectations and our business needs.
As a Quality Engineer in our dry mix facility, you will drive product
quality, food safety, regulatory requirements and productivity to meet our
customer/consumer expectations and our business needs. New flour crop
transition, trial orders, new product start-ups, and reformulations are just
a few of the numerous opportunities you will have to partner with our
suppliers, cross-functional teams, R&D, Sales, and our customers to
deliver consistent, high quality mixes.
In this role you will:
Provide QRO leadership and direction through technical mastery in the areas
of regulatory compliance, SPC, dry mix processing/packaging, sanitation, hold
order management and food safety risk mitigation.
Provide plant technical support for new products, reformulations, and
Partner with operations, maintenance, sanitation and engineering to
continuously reduce risk within operating plant.
Ensure our facility meets Food Safety & Regulatory policies.
Assist in customer and 3rd party audits.
Provide training in the areas of quality systems, SPC, regulatory, and food
Collaborate with sales and R&D to address product issues.
Provide functional leadership to department to support Plant objectives.
Drive Continuous Improvement methodologies.
Ability to be flexible with work hours, shifting priorities, and ambiguity.
Develop action plans with Operations, R&D, Engineering, and QRO teams to
insure product specifications, analytical procedures and sampling programs
are appropriate and meet system capability and key consumer requirements.
Using quality engineering principles to collect, analyze and interpret in-process
and analytical data to make quality evaluations, recommend actions for
improvement and assure resolution.
Provide risk assessment analysis and manage issues with non-conforming
product to ensure proper control, minimize losses, and provide analysis to
eliminate future occurrences.
Review plans for new processing and packaging systems and ensure an effective
product safety and sanitation design.
Provide leadership and technical expertise in activities related to
ingredients, analytical methods, and data management.
Ensure the facility meets all GMP, HACCP, regulatory, sanitation, and product
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Engineering or similar
3+ years' Quality Engineering experience in food manufacturing
Master's degree in Food Science, Engineering or similar
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
REQUIRED JOB COMPETENCIES
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to manage through influence and work effectively with a variety of
people, teams, and departments
Ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust priorities
Proactive in addressing issues and seeking improvement opportunities
Demonstrated understanding of technology, including complexities of products,
machinery, and costs
Ability to implement change
Ability to train and develop others individually and in teams
Proven leadership ability
Knowledge of product protection and quality engineering principles
Good written and verbal communication skills
Our Brands. Your Legacy.
Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's
leading food companies, General Mills operates in over 100 countries and
markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury,
Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen and more.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A., General Mills had fiscal
2009 global net sales of US$15.9 billion, including the company’s US$1.2
billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales.
We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the
chance to lead something big. If you’re ready to fulfill your potential,
consider sharing your talents with the outstanding people of General Mills.
You will work with legendary brands, nourish people around the world, and
start building your own legacy. State/City OH - Martel