Job #: 43553
Title: Director of Quality
Job Location: Louisville, Kentucky - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Salary: $120,000.00 - $170,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: PLUS BONUS
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes
WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
Excellent Benefits, Bonus and Overall Compensation Package with a Great Team! JOB DESCRIPTION
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Establishes, audits and revises company quality, food safety and plant sanitation programs.
o Maintains effective document control.
o Performs annual audit for all quality and food safety programs for effectiveness and consistency throughout the organization.
o Revises programs and trains plant management team on changes.
o Provides annual summary report of changes to senior management.
o Establish metrics and reporting systems to insure compliance to specifications, company policies and procedures.
o Responsible for maintaining records and metrics for customer issues.
o Trains facilities to consistently perform root cause analysis.
o Insures continuous improvement efforts are documented and evaluated.
o Conducts annual review of plant performance against customer specifications/formulation and reports findings to senior management.
o Champions internal auditing program.
o Develops and training internal auditing team.
o Maintains and audits accuracy and precision testing of plant laboratories.
o Audits various internal business units for compliance to company policy and procedures.
o Reports finding to plant management and senior management.
v Champions external audits.
o Leads all non-GMP audits.
o Conducts 2 pre-audits/facility each year based on customer and third party audit criteria (encompasses all aspects of GMP, food safety and quality systems).
o Meets with plant management team to review results in a timely manner and communicates plant performance and overall readiness to senior management.
o Audits forward warehouses as necessary and maintains required emergency contact information and audit records.
o Provides annual training to team members.
o Serves as the primary contact for any significant food safety and/or food quality event.
o Regularly communicates with sales and customers to support overall customer satisfaction.
o Ensures performance of plant Quality Managers meet company expectations to drive effect results that support Food Safety, Worker Safety, Quality, Sanitation and Efficiency.
o Travels as necessary to audit facilities and attend customer events.
o Communicates training requirements for quality, food safety and sanitation programs and procedures.
o Identify programs and procedures and training frequency.
o Reviews expectations with training coordinator and plant management teams.
o Audits effectiveness annually and provides summary report to senior management. QUALIFICATIONS
o Strong communication and influencing skills.
o B.S., preference for Food Science or Food Engineering.
o Minimum of 10 years working in the food industry.
o Certified in HACCP/HARPC
o Knowledge of governmental and industry standards for the food industry.
o Minimum of 3 years experience working a food production environment.
o Demonstrated understanding of SPC and statistics.
o Good MS Office and presentation skills.
o Demonstrated experience leading and building effective teams.
o Ability to prioritize and multi-task work.
o Demonstrated problem solving ability.
o Certified Quality Auditor preferred
Job Type: Full-time
- Food Production/Manufacturing: 4 years (Preferred)
- Quality/Food Safety Team Leadership: 7 years (Preferred)
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree
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