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You will be overseeing 3 plant operations, leading quality teams that include quality managers, supervisors, and associates . You will manage automated data collection efforts and develop data analysis systems designed to utilize data in a predictive and proactive manner, identifying trends that impact quality. Emphasis in this role will be upon innovation: including introduction and implementation of best quality practices in food processing, enhancement of automated data collection systems, and implementation of preventative quality measures and solutions.
The corporate quality manager will demonstrate positive, effective communications, and will be a collaborator; acting as a liaison in all quality communications between corporate groups such as food safety, R and D, microbiology, sales, engineering, as well as plant quality managers, production management, inspection personnel and others. You will ensure effective communications to all QA teams, through policy development, communications, training, development of action plans, and other efforts to enhance quality operations in each plant location.
This position is with a successful and diversified Fortune 200 Company that markets their products world wide and is a leader in meat products. Additionally. this company is recognized for cutting edge technology in their operations, including one of the world’s largest, most advanced meat processing operations. This company is ranked as one of the “Most Admired Companies” in the US based on effective leadership and effective employee relations. Their mission is focused on going above and beyond, setting superior standards in areas of social, community, and environmental responsibility. Positions will be located in a coastal Mid-Atlantic area and relocation assistance is provided.
A BS/MS in food science, business, engineering, quality or a related area is required. A demonstrated record of progressive responsibility in quality management is also required. Experience with automated data collection systems is required.
The qualified candidate will have well developed communication skills, and demonstrated experience as a leader, effectively leading teams and collaborating with others to create high quality solutions. Experience in managing projects and budget management is desired. Additionally, the candidate will demonstrate current and up-to-date date knowledge of industry trends and developments in all aspects of food processing including food safety, meat quality, USDA regulations, FDA regulations, and GMP requirements. Knowledge and experience with processing improvements that reduce cost, while enhancing quality is a plus.
The benefits of this opportunity:
-You will be joining a very successful, and growing global Fortune 200 firm, that has experienced continued financial success,even through very difficult economic periods, and with a future mission for continuous improvement in the organization’s quality operations and cost performance.
-You will be joining an organization that is focused on innovation; developing technologies and solutions to continuously maintain superior quality standards.
-You will be joining an organization with solid resources to support research, develop people, finance projects and find effective solutions.
In addition, a competitive package of compensation and benefits is provided.
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Linda Morrison Brown
Executive Search Consultant
The Lee Group
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