Director of Quality

Rockford, IL 61126

Posted: 04/02/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 97.18JF

Director of Quality

The Director of Quality will have the following responsibilities:

*Develop and maintain plant quality system in compliance with the Corporate Quality Policy

*Leads the food safety, sanitation, technical services and laboratory functions on all shifts

*Maintains a safe working environment

*Ensures compliance to state, federal, and local regulations

*Assures efficient and accurate testing, reporting, and monitoring of product safety and quality

*Develop and facilitate internal audits to determine / assess compliance to company policy and regulatory requirements

*Maintains systems for checking and verifying process compliance, including but not limited to SPC, HACCP, Quality Systems, and Formula Control to provide production departments with tools necessary for daily operations

*Lead development and implementation of plant GMP, Hygiene and Sanitation programs

*Ensures effective food safety and quality training for plant team members and quality assurance staff

*Advises the Plant Management Team on quality trends within the process and recommends appropriate corrective action

*Prepares the annual operating budget for the Quality Assurance department

*Facilitates the development of analytical methods and sampling procedures as required

*Advises the Plant Management Team on matters of quality, process instruction, formulas, specifications and protocol requirements as may be required to promote high product quality standard

*Develop and facilitate internal audits to determine satisfactory performance of packaging components and the practice of sound warehousing procedures as they affect product quality

*Serves as the plant primary contact for USDA


**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

JO:  97.18JF

LI-JF1

Requirements:

*Bachelor of Science degree required.  Master's degree strongly preferred

*Five to ten plus years of Quality Management experience in food production / packaging environment required.  Preferred experience with frozen food production / packaging

*Lean Manufacturing experience

*Strong analytical skills using tools such as statistics, downtime tracking, mechanical history, project planning etc. To identify opportunity area

*Creative / analytical problem solving skills and innovative approaches to resolve complex problems

*Demonstrated team building and employee development

*Demonstrated effective change management

*Demonstrated experience in managing plant sanitation programs

*Demonstrated experience of effective leadership working closely with the USDA

*Previous experience in a manufacturing environment required

*Experience in operation management is preferred

*Strong interpersonal skills

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

JO:  97.18JF

#LI-JF1






Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.