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Quality Area Manager

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Paris
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.General Summary:Maintains and monitors quality systems to ensure compliance with USDA and FDA regulatory requirements. Works directly with packaging and ingredient suppliers to prevent/manage non-conformance issues. Provides consultation and training in areas such as HACCP, SSOP, GMP and allergens. Manages the plant's internal audit/inspection processes and corrective/preventive action program. Oversees ingredient, packaging and finished product traceability and mock recall programs. Manages the product and environmental microbiological testing program, investigates plant non-conforming product incidents and customer complaints, conducting root cause analysis and leading corrective action efforts. Leads the commercialization process for new products. Develops strategic applications for the plant data collection system.Principle Accountabilities:30% - Manages documentation critical to quality systems, compliance and formulation.30% - Manages internal and external audit/inspection and corrective/preventive action programs.20% - Leads food safety continuous improvement efforts.15% - As part of the operations team, supports other initiatives including Safety, Total Productive Manufacturing, Diversity/Inclusion, Engagement, etc.5 % - Leads commercialization process for new products/product formulations.Job Complexity:Investigates in-plant quality incidents (foreign material, nonconforming product)Oversees quality aspects of special batches and new product launchesExecute plant-scheduled and Corporate-initiated exercises including requests for mock recalls.Hold product handling and storage issues (including those at 3rd party warehouses).Job Specifications:Minimum Education: BS degreeEducation desired: BS, Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry or related discipline.Years of relevant experience: 5 years of QA leadership experience in a food industry plant environment with an understanding of manufacturing processes. Beverage (hot fill and hold) packaging experience a plus.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Technical competence in microbiologyExperience with Global Food Standard Initiative (such as BRC, ISO, SQF)Practical knowledge and application of food safety principles such as HACCP, GMPs, etc.Experience with regulatory agencies such as FDA, USDA or State Health Dept.Quality data collection and analysis.Implementing quality systems and effective auditing proceduresAbility to effectively work cross-functionally with groups such as production, maintenance, human resources, etc.Ability to develop credible relationships with suppliers and customers.Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and ability to master other software such as SAP.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Working Conditions:Working conditions are typical of a food processing environment with offices and manufacturing processes Environment contains high noise areas, stairs, platforms, forklift traffic, wet floors, congestion and exposure to ingredients such as seasonings.ACRThe Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, McKinney , Quality Area Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Paris, Texas

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