This position provides QA leadership for Brill plants by carrying out the quality strategy, improving quality standards, goals and objectives. This position will focus on Quality Systems, Food Safety and the appropriate food safety systems, Sanitation, Regulation and GFSI Compliance and execution of such in plant operations.
Review and update the Brill Quality Manual as well as train quality team members on changes, updates and new additions.
Lead the facilities in the adoption and disciplined use of a clearly defined, well-documented, and systematic commercialization process for implementing change into plant processes for new product launches and product process redesigns.
Setting QA Compliance Objectives and insuring targets are achieved.
Lead the process of moving from a quality control minded organization to a quality assurance minded organization.
Set up the quality assurance systems for proper certification
Support facilities in consumer and customer complaint resolution and reduction activity across the enterprise.
Lead activities that empower, engage, and involve quality team members with information and tools for continuous improvement in quality systems, food safety, regulatory & GFSI compliance, R&D projects, process control, sanitation and EDGE..
Lead changes to Quality Manual Policy, Procedures and Forms in response to regulations, complaints, customer requests, cost-saving activity and ensure implementations of changes are executed within all facilities.
Lead and support the achievement of plant operations quality goals.
Guide the transition to operator-focused quality measurement.
Employ Quality management systems, EDGE and Continuous Improvement to place Quality at the heart of the organization.
Verify compliance of internal auditing requirements and manage the Brill iAuditor accounts and audit templates.
Execute Central Quality Audits to identify improvement opportunities for Brill plants to fully comply with GFSI (BRC), Regulatory and Brill standards.
Supports the GFSI Certification Body relationship with Brill.
Lead the plant Cross Check Program.
Support QM SAP Business Process Improvement through knowledge, execution, training and identifying improvement opportunities.
Lead efforts to reduce cost by standardizing processes, vendors, testing, etc. across plants.
Support and comply with all quality management systems, continuous improvement programs, food safety, employee safety, preventative maintenance programs and legality.
Maintain Quality Manual document control and support supply chain departments (eg. Safety, Warehouse, Transportation, etc.) with document control and policy/ procedure language.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience / Skills:
Solid knowledge of food manufacturing processes
Excellent understanding of food safety, quality and associated regulations
Experience using and training on ERP systems.
Experience in setting up HACCP, ISO and/or other food safety and quality assurance systems
BRC or GFSI experience preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5+ years Quality Assurance Management in the food industry.
Experience in the food industry, sanitation, microbiological, production, environmental public health, chemistry and/ or laboratory, Food Safety or Quality related certifications preferred.
Working knowledge of statistical process control desired.
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Must be able to analyse and recommend solutions to problems.
Must be able to manage projects and multiple tasks.
Excellent communication and report writing skills required.
Analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail are required.
Computer skills, Microsoft Office.
Bilingual in English and Spanish desired
Required: Bachelors degree
Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field.
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
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