Responsible for supporting plants (locations to be determined) in the area of Quality Assurance and Food Safety.
Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to Plant Personnel by understanding regulatory, customer and internal Saputo quality/food safety requirements.
Oversee Quality Assurance systems in order to satisfy internal and customer requirements during the conversion of raw materials to finished product.
Oversight of Quality Assurance systems would include the following responsibilities:
Process Evaluation and Product Protection Programs
Process Specifications and Standards
CIP Programs and Verifications
HACCP Training and Implementation
Product Labeling Compliance
Product Storage and Distribution
Monitor quality control systems to optimize detection or failures in the manufacturing process.
Support of Quality Control Systems would include the following responsibilities:
Hold Programs & Mock Recalls
Lab Proficiency and Procedures
Product Testing and Review
Product Functionality Evaluation
Process Verification Programs
Internal and External Audits
Environmental Microbiological Monitoring Programs
Lead problem-solving efforts through the facilitation of team meetings and on-the-floor leadership to effectively influence positive change and continuous improvement.
Communicate frequently with Sales and Customer Service to be proactive in satisfying customer requirements.
Professional and pro-active relationship with Saputo customers.
Frequent travel is required with overnight stays.
Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as deemed appropriate and necessary.
Values that align with the Saputo culture: Efficiency through Simplicity, Family Environment, Ownership and Commitment, Hands on Approach, Passion.
Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology, Food Science or related field. Equivalent experience will be considered.
Minimum of five (5) years Quality related experience in the Dairy industry.
Experience with cheese and/or dairy powders.
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA, USDA, State, etc.)
Strong understanding of Plant QA systems (i.e. HACCP, Environmental Pathogen Monitoring, Pest Control, etc.)
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with all levels of employees as well as internal and external customers.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and provide solutions.
Ability to influence and drive positive change.
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with good time management.
Must possess strong leadership, communication and organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, etc.
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