R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Regional Food Safety & Quality Manager

Location: Green Bay, WI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 5/11/2018
Job ID: 02588323
Job Description
Responsibilities: This is a corporate position tasked to drive food safety and quality results across assigned domestic facilities.  Provide leadership and interface between Quality and Food Safety, plant leaders, partners, support functions and customers.  Establish food safety and quality expertise within each facility and develop quality professionals across the organization.
  • Establish and Audit PCPs, CCPs and Standard Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer requirements are met. Reviews incidents during which the procedures are not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners failing to follow standard procedures.
  • Ensure acceptable food safety and quality results in assigned facilities.  Monitor key processes, data and performance indicators that impact food safety, process consistency, product quality and profitability.  Identify gaps and work with plant teams as well as other groups to improve outcomes.
  • Employ root cause analysis and associated methodologies to assess product and process challenges, coordinate remediation, communication, process/policy enhancements and coordinate corrective and preventative actions.
  • Actively support Operations, Sales and other impacted groups in commercialization and capital projects driving food safety and quality deliverables.
  • Train, educate and coach plant leaders and partners in quality processes as well as product requirements.  Expand quality insight throughout each facility and develop expertise within Quality leaders and professionals.
  • Interpret and communicate customer requirements to plant production and/or support groups.
  • Support sustainability efforts through collaboration and audit support to SQF, Production Systems and associated processes
Requirements:  BS Food Science/Dairy Science or related plus at least six years of experience in            
R&D, Operations or Quality in the food industry.  Specific requirements include:
  • MUST HAVE multi-plant management experience in quality or food safety
  • Proven leadership and influence in cross-functional settings
  • Experience in food safety, quality methodologies, sanitation and audit processes
  • Applied computer and process excellence (Green/Black belt) tools
  • Experience with milk handling and PMO requirements preferred
  • Experience with yogurt processing a big plus
  • Ability to travel 50-75% of the time  (Most travel will be to CA, PA, WI, UT & TX)