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Factory Quality Specialist - PM shift

Factory Quality Specialist - PM shift

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

You will perform a variety of quality control tests/inspections and/or standard microbiological, chemical, physical or sensory testing and assays on products, materials, components, etc. at various stages of the production process to ensure compliance with quality and reliability standards. Manages finished goods positive release, net contents and sensory program. Records statistical data. Analyzes data and writes summaries to validate or show deviations from existing standards. Recommends modifications to existing, or suggests new, standards, methods and procedures. Works closely with the Quality Team to help identify, seek and prevent problems affecting quality.
 
You will be responsible for:

  • Releasing or holding finished product from production, PD, and TAG for retail and institutional sale
  • Report out detailed information regarding the products that are held and released
  • Report out finished product scrap
  • Involved in trace and recall procedures
  • Support traceability exercises
  • Responsible for hold product and rework documentation review and disposition.
  • Responsible for allergen and coding maintenance
  • You will support production in decisions related to quality and food safety
  • Audits GMPs, procedures and paperwork on the production floor
  • Conducts mentoring and training to employees
  • You will identify gaps in procedures or processes
  • Participates in and/or lead continuous improvement activities such as DMAIC and GSTD
  • Maintain consumer complaint awareness through distribution of top complaints for production lines
  • Leads consumer complaint team and follow-up
  • Runs Foreign Bodies Task Force
  • Daily Review of HACCP documentation on Shop Floor
  • Responsible for follow-up activities motivated by Internal Audit Team and Third Party Audits
  • Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Interprets data and reports on trend and data analysis to appropriate personnel.
  • Monitors laboratory Internal Control Plans (ICPs) on a required frequency.
  • Coordinates laboratory records and files, summarizes data, and prepares and interprets reports for use by management. Reviews or writes procedures and work instructions
  • Support laboratory activities to ensure a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in laboratory and other analytical areas.
  • Responsible for daily equipment maintenance, ordering, stock control, stock record entry, reporting, etc.
  • Responsible for the administration, training, and execution of off- and on-line sensory, and test methods.
  • Supports laboratory compliance (Calibration, equipment testing, etc.) to FSSC 22000 and Nestlé requirements while driving continuous improvement for Quality metrics/Key Performance Indicators in the lab.
  • Responsible for laboratory and quality records in compliance with QMS, including storage and retrieval.
  • Employee shall follow and carry out company policy on all required GMP, quality and food safety requirements and advance quality or food safety findings or incidents.
  • Communicates Quality and Food Safety briefs to assigned line operation teams.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.


Requirements and minimum education level:

  • B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field, required.
  • Preferably 2-3 years manufacturing and or laboratory (1-3 years) experience in food industry.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement.

#LI-CB1

Requisition ID

148881 

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.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

You will perform a variety of quality control tests/inspections and/or standard microbiological, chemical, physical or sensory testing and assays on products, materials, components, etc. at various stages of the production process to ensure compliance with quality and reliability standards. Manages finished goods positive release, net contents and sensory program. Records statistical data. Analyzes data and writes summaries to validate or show deviations from existing standards. Recommends modifications to existing, or suggests new, standards, methods and procedures. Works closely with the Quality Team to help identify, seek and prevent problems affecting quality.
 
You will be responsible for:

  • Releasing or holding finished product from production, PD, and TAG for retail and institutional sale
  • Report out detailed information regarding the products that are held and released
  • Report out finished product scrap
  • Involved in trace and recall procedures
  • Support traceability exercises
  • Responsible for hold product and rework documentation review and disposition.
  • Responsible for allergen and coding maintenance
  • You will support production in decisions related to quality and food safety
  • Audits GMPs, procedures and paperwork on the production floor
  • Conducts mentoring and training to employees
  • You will identify gaps in procedures or processes
  • Participates in and/or lead continuous improvement activities such as DMAIC and GSTD
  • Maintain consumer complaint awareness through distribution of top complaints for production lines
  • Leads consumer complaint team and follow-up
  • Runs Foreign Bodies Task Force
  • Daily Review of HACCP documentation on Shop Floor
  • Responsible for follow-up activities motivated by Internal Audit Team and Third Party Audits
  • Conducts daily routine sample analyses using lab techniques and other instrumentation following Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Interprets data and reports on trend and data analysis to appropriate personnel.
  • Monitors laboratory Internal Control Plans (ICPs) on a required frequency.
  • Coordinates laboratory records and files, summarizes data, and prepares and interprets reports for use by management. Reviews or writes procedures and work instructions
  • Support laboratory activities to ensure a high quality of products, services, housekeeping, and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in laboratory and other analytical areas.
  • Responsible for daily equipment maintenance, ordering, stock control, stock record entry, reporting, etc.
  • Responsible for the administration, training, and execution of off- and on-line sensory, and test methods.
  • Supports laboratory compliance (Calibration, equipment testing, etc.) to FSSC 22000 and Nestlé requirements while driving continuous improvement for Quality metrics/Key Performance Indicators in the lab.
  • Responsible for laboratory and quality records in compliance with QMS, including storage and retrieval.
  • Employee shall follow and carry out company policy on all required GMP, quality and food safety requirements and advance quality or food safety findings or incidents.
  • Communicates Quality and Food Safety briefs to assigned line operation teams.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.


Requirements and minimum education level:

  • B.S. Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other related field, required.
  • Preferably 2-3 years manufacturing and or laboratory (1-3 years) experience in food industry.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement.

#LI-CB1

Requisition ID

148881 

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.

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340


Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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