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Job ID 12458
POSITION DIRECTOR OF QUALITY
RESPONSIBILITIES

Director of Quality

Responsible to coordinate with Plant Operations Director & and leaders Quality improvement processes & systems essential to produce sustainable results, This role is responsible for the best practice definition and implementation of Quality systems across the company 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Defines requirements, Develops, Implements and Owns all aspects of Sanitation, Food Safety and Manufacturing Product Quality
  • Develops, applies and ensure the effectiveness of systems, processes and technologies that enable the compliance, communication and continuous improvement of the quality of materials, manufacturing processes and finished products.
  • Is a business partner and collaborates with Manufacturing, Procurement, and PDI to improve Quality, and sanitation practices.
  • Defines plant quality and GMP best practices and owns key methodology to change to a zero-loss culture in sustainable plant performance
  • Owns complaint tracking and responses as well as formulating priority for project work.  Leads implementing systems to drive reduction in consumer complaints working with operations & PDI for fully integrated approaches.
  • Collaborates with Quality leads at other locations to ensure standard practices, reapplication of emerging learnings, calibration of approach and effectiveness of processes.
  • Ensure effective documentation & system ownership for all standard practices in the Quality function
  • Will own plans & processes to drive improvement in collaboration with Manufacturing, Procurement & R&D resources. 
  • Ensures resourcing and urgency in approach in execution
  • Identifies and resources platform quality leads to drive rapid implementation of improvement projects & quality improvement teams in each platform.
  • Leads, coaches and provides work direction to Quality and Sanitation team members necessary to drive rapid results.
  • Owns training & qualification of QM resources with-in each platform ensuring sufficient skill is available to support ongoing operations.
  • Key business partner for CI results achievement and glide path results.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with applicable federal, state and local regulatory agencies and industry organizations
  • Owns all Food Safety, Compliance, Customer or GFSI audit preparation and interactions with the audit personnel

 

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Experience in leading quality improvement, plant & enterprise quality systems responsibilities strongly preferred
  • Proven record of driving improvement & solving problems.
  • Background in statistical process control & CPK
  • Demonstrated experience in leading change & situational leadership
  • Operation experience strongly preferred
  • Outstanding conceptual/process skills
  • Clear ability to relate to and motivate people
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Prefer experience in JIPM methodology, Six Sigma or other key improvement processes.
  • Likes being in plants and close to operations
  • Good project management skills
  • BS Engineering or Equivalent with several progressive years of experience in quality in a manufacturing environment.

 

COMPANY INFO FOOD/BVG PLANT MFG BACKGROUND REQUIRED
COMPENSATION $90,000 - $120,000 RANGE PLUS BONUS
DEGREE BS/BA
LOCATION HOUSTON, TX
CONTACT KELLY MEINKE
CONTACT EMAIL KELLY@GLOBALSEARCHNETWORK.COM
DATE POSTED 11/27/2017
 

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