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Associate Quality Assurance Manager

Associate Quality Assurance Manager

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

Position Summary

 

As an Associate Quality Assurance Manager, you’ll be immersed in a highly technical and high-quality production environment to play a key role in maintaining our safety programs, validating regulations, supporting HACCP criteria, and providing support for capital projects. Through a well-designed rotation of our factory functions, you’ll learn our operations, how they apply to quality assurance, and how quality assurance interacts with other factory functions, such as production, engineering, information systems, supply chain, accounting, and human resources.
 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Work with QA Management to validate adherence to regulations and Nestlé procedures.
  • Support daily review of HACCP criteria. This would include: Thermal Process, Seam Integrity, Mycotoxin testing and all other Formal Release Criteria.
  • Provide problem solving expertise by identifying root causes for problem areas and recommending possible solutions.
  • Provide support for the hygiene program, including weekly and monthly sanitation audits and work to improve performance in this area.
  • Provide support for Capital Project justifications using available tools, especially as relate to hygiene and quality of products produced.
  • Analyze plant floor data on quality attributes and provide feedback that will enable process improvements.


Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Animal Science, or other scientific disciplines
  • 2+ years of experience in a quality assurance or production role in a manufacturing, industrial, military, or related environment
  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 23 production facilities across the U.S.

Requisition ID

142022 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

Position Summary

 

As an Associate Quality Assurance Manager, you’ll be immersed in a highly technical and high-quality production environment to play a key role in maintaining our safety programs, validating regulations, supporting HACCP criteria, and providing support for capital projects. Through a well-designed rotation of our factory functions, you’ll learn our operations, how they apply to quality assurance, and how quality assurance interacts with other factory functions, such as production, engineering, information systems, supply chain, accounting, and human resources.
 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Work with QA Management to validate adherence to regulations and Nestlé procedures.
  • Support daily review of HACCP criteria. This would include: Thermal Process, Seam Integrity, Mycotoxin testing and all other Formal Release Criteria.
  • Provide problem solving expertise by identifying root causes for problem areas and recommending possible solutions.
  • Provide support for the hygiene program, including weekly and monthly sanitation audits and work to improve performance in this area.
  • Provide support for Capital Project justifications using available tools, especially as relate to hygiene and quality of products produced.
  • Analyze plant floor data on quality attributes and provide feedback that will enable process improvements.


Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Animal Science, or other scientific disciplines
  • 2+ years of experience in a quality assurance or production role in a manufacturing, industrial, military, or related environment
  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 23 production facilities across the U.S.

Requisition ID

142022 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Davenport, IA, US, 52802

Davenport, IA, US, 52802


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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