Quality Manager-Food Manufacturing

Location: Savannah, GA
Date Posted: 11-19-2017
Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering
  • Demonstrated success with relevant GFSI standards including SQF, BRC, IFS, or FS 22000
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends
  • Minimum 4-10 years of quality experience and/or training is required
  • Experience managing quality and food safety systems required
  • Experience in a plant environment strongly preferred.
  • Experience in food, chemical, or
  • Pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Achievement in assessing, developing and retaining top talent
  • Proven ability to lead with the following key competencies: Technical Expertise, Strategic Thinking & Influence, Process Optimization & Product Knowledge, and Leading & Managing Change
Responsibilities 
 
The plant Quality Manager provides site leadership for Food Safety and Quality in alignment with the Corporate Policies. This position reports to the Director of Quality Assurance for a business unit and has a direct functional relationship with the Plant Manager. Plant quality assurance personnel and quality supervisor will report to this position. This position requires 5-10% travel.
 
  • Responsible for all quality functions including food safety, sanitation efficiencies, customer service, and overall performance of the quality department
  • Ensure effective food safety compliance and work with plant management team to implement programs to mitigate risk. Manage and lead HACCP program and team at site level, ensuring that Good Manufacturing Practices, preventive controls and prerequisite programs are in place and effective.
  • Develop and maintain food safety and quality systems including QC & QA. Develop, review and align procedures with corporate policies, through GQMS (Global Quality Management System) with a drive towards best practice internal audit practices and procedures for improvement to prevent non-conformances.
  • Enforce standards in the areas of ingredient and product standards, process specifications, formula compliance, sanitation/GMP/pest control, and regulatory compliance.
  • Track report and review agreed upon KPI’s. Develop and lead the plant Quality Improvement Plan. Partner cross-functionally and actively drive for process improvement. 
  • Develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant Quality department, through training, communication, and accountability. This involves recruitment, organizational development, personnel assessment, training, direction and motivation. Manage the department within budget and utilize resources effectively to meet needs of the business on a timely basis.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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