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Product Quality Assurance Supervisor

Product Quality Assurance Supervisor

 

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.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Leads a small team to plan, coordinate, and execute quality activities related to the production and release for a business unit produced in accordance with government regulations and Nestlé standards in a cost-effective manner.  The Quality Supervisor is vital in prevention of significant negative brand image impact as a potential results of non-confirming goods.  Prevention and minimizing of rejections, improvement of factory processes, and positive impact on plant costs of Quality and non Quality.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Quality guardianship - Notify appropriate production personnel / management of significant deviations and products blocked.

 

  • People and know-how - Lead and motivate the team in the achievement of their objectives. Contribute to the development of competence of quality professionals. Promote quality awareness and commitment to quality across the unit. Develop, provide and facilitate Quality training modules for the Business unit staff.

 

  • Quality System - Define and update the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools for the Business unit. Contribute to define and follow-up on quality KPIs. Set operational objectives in collaboration with the Factory Quality Manager. Author and revise forms / Sops as necessary.

 

  • Quality Mastership - Support Nestlé Continuous Excellence program in the quest for zero defect. Support activities to achieve compliance with the Nestlé Quality Management System requirements and other applicable instructions and standards. Assist and support all validation activities in the Business unit. Act as a Quality liaison for the Business unit for Hygiene, HACCP & Thermal process activities
  • Quality auditing and verification - Support unit readiness for internal and external audits. Perform trouble shooting and corrective action follow-up of non-conformities. Support Management of Change (MOC) implementation. Work with external certification and regulatory parties as required such as FDA, USDA, Kosher and Organic programs

 

  • Quality by design - Support and act as Quality liaison for AG / PTC projects during industrialization and launch steps.

 

  • Quality control activities - Act as positive release coordinator for Business units products.

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN:

Supervision of 1-5 people

Indirect supervision to Operations and Maintenance teams

 

Key INTERNAL relationsHIPS

Department heads of the Factory.

Functional Quality contacts (market, regional Hubs etc.,)

 

Key EXTERNAL relationshipS

Suppliers

Local government agencies

Auditing bodies

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelors Degree required (preferred microbiology, chemistry or food science).

Operational Experience

Exposure to different jobs within the Business unit (production, maintenance) or within Quality (Quality specialist).

Minimum of 3-5 years of related Quality experience required in a manufacturing regulatory environment (food or pharma preferred); 1-3 years leadership experience highly preferred; exposure to the audit process

 

 

 

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.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Leads a small team to plan, coordinate, and execute quality activities related to the production and release for a business unit produced in accordance with government regulations and Nestlé standards in a cost-effective manner.  The Quality Supervisor is vital in prevention of significant negative brand image impact as a potential results of non-confirming goods.  Prevention and minimizing of rejections, improvement of factory processes, and positive impact on plant costs of Quality and non Quality.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Quality guardianship - Notify appropriate production personnel / management of significant deviations and products blocked.

 

  • People and know-how - Lead and motivate the team in the achievement of their objectives. Contribute to the development of competence of quality professionals. Promote quality awareness and commitment to quality across the unit. Develop, provide and facilitate Quality training modules for the Business unit staff.

 

  • Quality System - Define and update the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools for the Business unit. Contribute to define and follow-up on quality KPIs. Set operational objectives in collaboration with the Factory Quality Manager. Author and revise forms / Sops as necessary.

 

  • Quality Mastership - Support Nestlé Continuous Excellence program in the quest for zero defect. Support activities to achieve compliance with the Nestlé Quality Management System requirements and other applicable instructions and standards. Assist and support all validation activities in the Business unit. Act as a Quality liaison for the Business unit for Hygiene, HACCP & Thermal process activities
  • Quality auditing and verification - Support unit readiness for internal and external audits. Perform trouble shooting and corrective action follow-up of non-conformities. Support Management of Change (MOC) implementation. Work with external certification and regulatory parties as required such as FDA, USDA, Kosher and Organic programs

 

  • Quality by design - Support and act as Quality liaison for AG / PTC projects during industrialization and launch steps.

 

  • Quality control activities - Act as positive release coordinator for Business units products.

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN:

Supervision of 1-5 people

Indirect supervision to Operations and Maintenance teams

 

Key INTERNAL relationsHIPS

Department heads of the Factory.

Functional Quality contacts (market, regional Hubs etc.,)

 

Key EXTERNAL relationshipS

Suppliers

Local government agencies

Auditing bodies

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelors Degree required (preferred microbiology, chemistry or food science).

Operational Experience

Exposure to different jobs within the Business unit (production, maintenance) or within Quality (Quality specialist).

Minimum of 3-5 years of related Quality experience required in a manufacturing regulatory environment (food or pharma preferred); 1-3 years leadership experience highly preferred; exposure to the audit process

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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