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Quality Manager
Ref No.: 18-01064
Location: Gridley, Illinois
 We have a Contract role for a Quality Manager with our client in Gridley, IL. Please let me know if you or any of your friends would be interested in this position.
The details of the position are:
Quality Manager
Role:
  • Food / Beverage Manufacturing experience Experience
  • Shape the world views food and beverage.
  • Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
  • Empowering our people
  • Promoting diverse thinking
  • Investing in innovation
  • Acting on sustainability
  • Embracing our differences


Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all quality functions including food safety, sanitation efficiencies, customer service, and overall performance of the quality department.
  • Ensure effective food safety compliance and work with plant management team to implement programs to mitigate risk. Manage and lead HACCP program and team at site level, ensuring that Good Manufacturing Practices, preventive controls and prerequisite programs are in place and effective.
  • Develop and maintain food safety and quality systems including QC & QA. Develop, review and align procedures with corporate policies, through GQMS (Global Quality Management System) with a drive towards best practice internal audit practices and procedures for improvement to prevent non-conformances.
  • Enforce Kerry standards in the areas of ingredient and product standards, process specifications, formula compliance, sanitation/GMP/pest control, and regulatory compliance.
  • Track report and review agreed upon KPI's. Develop and lead the plant Quality Improvement Plan. Partner cross-functionally and actively drive for process improvement. 
  • Develop and maintain qualified personnel within the plant Quality department, through training, communication, and accountability. This involves recruitment, organizational development, personnel assessment, training, direction and motivation. Manage the department within budget and utilize resources effectively to meet needs of the business on a timely basis.
  • Continuously improve knowledge of products and technology to investigate variation and resolve technical problems with the team. Apply a scientific approach with statistical analysis to data and problem solving. 
  • Be proactive and responsive in addressing customer complaints, communicating effectively on technical issues and leading the root cause analysis. Develop and verify corrective actions. 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Manages 2 - 3 subordinate supervisors who supervise 4 - 8 employees. ls responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering.
  • Knowledge and experience with relevant the GFSI standards such as SQF.
  • Minimum 4-10 years of quality experience and/or training.
  • Experience managing quality and food safety systems.
 If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume at jobs@generistek.com. Also, you can call us at # (630) 576 1925.
About Generis Tek:
Generis Tek is a boutique IT/Professional staffing based in Chicagoland. We offer both Contingent Labor & Permanent placement services to several Fortune 500 clients Nationwide.
Our philosophy is based on delivering long-term value and build lasting relationships with our clients, consultants and employees. Our fundamental success lies in understanding our clients’ specific needs and working very closely with our consultants to create a right fit for both sides. We aspire to be our client’s most trusted business partner.