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Quality Specialist- Gateway

Quality Specialist- Gateway

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Quality Specialist - Manufacturing & LIMS is the Quality representative to supporting and ensuring Quality compliance of all materials in the factory.  This includes investigation/deviation of Quality system compliance with materials and GLOBE functionality.  This person provides expertise and guidance to ensuring compliance to material specifications and requirements. The position is instrumental in improving the Quality systems module of GLOBE and collaboration with site manufacuturing and operational teams.

The position oversees validation protocols and monitoring activities to ensure high quality & performance of analytical methods and testing equipment used in factory control rooms and laboratories at the Gateway facility. Duties include preparation, execution, and documentation of method validations, and rapid method monitoring in compliance to Nestle Good Laboratory Practice.  Investigate non-conformance and prepare corrective actions and/or revalidation studies.  Coordinate with key stakeholders across factory and laboratory to successfully execute and document the results of the validation projects.  

 

Quality Management Data  30%

  • Set-up and maintain specifications for ZPCK, ROH, HALB, ZTRV, and FERT materials; based on Raw Material specifications, Market Documents, periodic test forms, release norms, QMS, change management requests, etc.
  • Plant level and Quality Management data set-up and maintenance of ZPCK, ROH, HALB, FERT, and ZTRV materials
  • Administer Regulatory, Safety and Quality Limits for finished product compliance within CAT

Operational Support  10%

  • Maintain Daily Coding Sheets for verification of QM data for production
  • Manage ZPCK, ROH, HALB and FERT material discontinuation
  • Work directly with operation personnel to ensure understanding GLOBE 'Import All' changes
  • Identify, lead or manage Quality system improvements and investigations

System Compliance   10%

  • Run health checks on routine basis associated with batch records, materials and inspection plans
  • Maintain files of all changes made and document technical support
  • Conduct compliance against data standards of GLOBE (LIMS)

Quality Guardianship  30%

  • Ensure that method validation work follows relevant Nestlé standards.  Prepare calibration/validation/verification studies and protocols and final reports on a timely basis. 
  • Manage and monitor the equipment and data of rapid methods to ensure continued compliance with Nestlé standards to drive First-Time-Right.
  • Comprehend and coach to Nestle Good Laboratory Practices, and Laboratory Safety Standards
  • Performs equipment / instrumentation acquisition, qualification, and maintenance as needed

Training / Communication  20%

  • Routine communication with Factory Operations, Laboratory team, facility support functions, and external contractors regarding method validation and monitoring activities including sampling, testing & reporting
  • Develop training material, train and coach on the required elements to ensure that operation and laboratory teams generate accurate results and follow Nestlé standards.
  • Drive the development of competence of operators and laboratory technicians and promote quality awareness and commitment.
  • Training and coaching of Production operators and QC Technicians in the execution of validation testing protocols, monitoring activities, and improvement needs
  • Troubleshoot Globe issues affecting SAP, such as incorrect data entry, inspection plan build errors, lab linking data, etc.
  • Coach GLOBE users on data extracts, setting up defaults, apps, and role requests
  • Support and update SOPs and Globe site documents (Quick Reference Cards)

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science or equivalent field.
  •   Experience using specification systems and computer data management. 
  • Preferred:  Demonstrated competence in Laboratory Information Management Systems to support business requirements.  3-5 years quality related experience.  Expertise with Statistics.  Experience in regulated food manufacturing environment.  Training and/or experience related to calibration, validation, and verification of analytical or alternative (rapid) methods and project management.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including report writing
  • Tehcnical writing ability in an FDA regulated industry and ability to translate technical / quality / compliance theory into practical application.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required; SAP and LIMS is preferred
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Working knowledge of FDA and GMP regulations
  • Ability to work independently and translate technical / quality/ compliance theory into practical application
  • Leadership and people development skills
  • Expertise in microbiological, chemical, or physical analyses
  • Expertise calibration, validation, and verification of analytical or alternative methods
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to make quick accurate decisions
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work in fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to projects and assignments

 

199524

 

 

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.

 

 

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Quality Specialist - Manufacturing & LIMS is the Quality representative to supporting and ensuring Quality compliance of all materials in the factory.  This includes investigation/deviation of Quality system compliance with materials and GLOBE functionality.  This person provides expertise and guidance to ensuring compliance to material specifications and requirements. The position is instrumental in improving the Quality systems module of GLOBE and collaboration with site manufacuturing and operational teams.

The position oversees validation protocols and monitoring activities to ensure high quality & performance of analytical methods and testing equipment used in factory control rooms and laboratories at the Gateway facility. Duties include preparation, execution, and documentation of method validations, and rapid method monitoring in compliance to Nestle Good Laboratory Practice.  Investigate non-conformance and prepare corrective actions and/or revalidation studies.  Coordinate with key stakeholders across factory and laboratory to successfully execute and document the results of the validation projects.  

 

Quality Management Data  30%

  • Set-up and maintain specifications for ZPCK, ROH, HALB, ZTRV, and FERT materials; based on Raw Material specifications, Market Documents, periodic test forms, release norms, QMS, change management requests, etc.
  • Plant level and Quality Management data set-up and maintenance of ZPCK, ROH, HALB, FERT, and ZTRV materials
  • Administer Regulatory, Safety and Quality Limits for finished product compliance within CAT

Operational Support  10%

  • Maintain Daily Coding Sheets for verification of QM data for production
  • Manage ZPCK, ROH, HALB and FERT material discontinuation
  • Work directly with operation personnel to ensure understanding GLOBE 'Import All' changes
  • Identify, lead or manage Quality system improvements and investigations

System Compliance   10%

  • Run health checks on routine basis associated with batch records, materials and inspection plans
  • Maintain files of all changes made and document technical support
  • Conduct compliance against data standards of GLOBE (LIMS)

Quality Guardianship  30%

  • Ensure that method validation work follows relevant Nestlé standards.  Prepare calibration/validation/verification studies and protocols and final reports on a timely basis. 
  • Manage and monitor the equipment and data of rapid methods to ensure continued compliance with Nestlé standards to drive First-Time-Right.
  • Comprehend and coach to Nestle Good Laboratory Practices, and Laboratory Safety Standards
  • Performs equipment / instrumentation acquisition, qualification, and maintenance as needed

Training / Communication  20%

  • Routine communication with Factory Operations, Laboratory team, facility support functions, and external contractors regarding method validation and monitoring activities including sampling, testing & reporting
  • Develop training material, train and coach on the required elements to ensure that operation and laboratory teams generate accurate results and follow Nestlé standards.
  • Drive the development of competence of operators and laboratory technicians and promote quality awareness and commitment.
  • Training and coaching of Production operators and QC Technicians in the execution of validation testing protocols, monitoring activities, and improvement needs
  • Troubleshoot Globe issues affecting SAP, such as incorrect data entry, inspection plan build errors, lab linking data, etc.
  • Coach GLOBE users on data extracts, setting up defaults, apps, and role requests
  • Support and update SOPs and Globe site documents (Quick Reference Cards)

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science or equivalent field.
  •   Experience using specification systems and computer data management. 
  • Preferred:  Demonstrated competence in Laboratory Information Management Systems to support business requirements.  3-5 years quality related experience.  Expertise with Statistics.  Experience in regulated food manufacturing environment.  Training and/or experience related to calibration, validation, and verification of analytical or alternative (rapid) methods and project management.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including report writing
  • Tehcnical writing ability in an FDA regulated industry and ability to translate technical / quality / compliance theory into practical application.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required; SAP and LIMS is preferred
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Working knowledge of FDA and GMP regulations
  • Ability to work independently and translate technical / quality/ compliance theory into practical application
  • Leadership and people development skills
  • Expertise in microbiological, chemical, or physical analyses
  • Expertise calibration, validation, and verification of analytical or alternative methods
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to make quick accurate decisions
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work in fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to projects and assignments

 

199524

 

 

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.

 

 

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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