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Quality Assurance Operations Supervisor

Quality Assurance Operations Supervisor

 

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?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

 

As a Quality Assurance Operations Supervisor (QA Operations Team Leader), you will be responsible for the development, management, and compliance of the factory’s Quality Assurance (QA Main Laboratory and QA Operations Programs) to ensure all products are manufactured, packaged, stored and shipped under safe conditions and to ensure compliance to Company and regulatory requirements. You will lead a team of QA Technicians and training and coaching on QA Operations Programs for all associates. You will assure compliance to Quality and Food Safety Standards including FSSC 22000 and ISO TS-22002.

 

This position will require travel up to 50% for training purposes to other Nestle Purina operating facilities until the Williamsburg Township facility reaches operation and/or you are fully qualified in your role. The travel will significantly reduce once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage daily QA Operations and Processes to ensure compliance with mandatory standards and principles which include Food Safety, Regulatory and Quality Requirements. Including trouble calls for off shift and weekend coverage as needed.
  • Ensure that all QA Laboratory activities comply with internal and external safety, quality, and environmental policies and procedures
  • Work closely with Corporate Quality Assurance to implement divisional programs and initiatives at the factory
  • Manage ingredients program, finished product releases, and hold programs
  • Support and facilitate in-process, finished product, and formulation changes for new product introductions, updated products, test runs, specification changes, and product improvement efforts
  • Act as a change leader to ensure continuous improvement in Quality compliance
  • Assist in obtaining solutions for batching errors and raw material variances/substitutions
  • Review daily compliance reports and collaborates with process owners to reduce variance on selected attributes
  • Review product release reporting daily to ensure releases are conducted and documented per corporate policies
  • Drive continuous improvement within Factory and Laboratory processes.
  • Direct supervision of QA Lab staff including maintenance of employee relations, lab safety and training shift hand-offs, daily communication, and involvement in hiring decisions, involvement in associate growth and development

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of laboratory, quality assurance and/or food manufacturing experience required
  • 2+ years supervisory experience required

 

Other

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in science related field (Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, related technical field) preferred
  • PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) Certification preferred
  • HACCP and Food safety knowledge preferred

 

Don’t meet all the qualifications listed under “other”? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestlé Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $63,000 to $92,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

REQUISITION ID:

302507

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

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?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

 

As a Quality Assurance Operations Supervisor (QA Operations Team Leader), you will be responsible for the development, management, and compliance of the factory’s Quality Assurance (QA Main Laboratory and QA Operations Programs) to ensure all products are manufactured, packaged, stored and shipped under safe conditions and to ensure compliance to Company and regulatory requirements. You will lead a team of QA Technicians and training and coaching on QA Operations Programs for all associates. You will assure compliance to Quality and Food Safety Standards including FSSC 22000 and ISO TS-22002.

 

This position will require travel up to 50% for training purposes to other Nestle Purina operating facilities until the Williamsburg Township facility reaches operation and/or you are fully qualified in your role. The travel will significantly reduce once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage daily QA Operations and Processes to ensure compliance with mandatory standards and principles which include Food Safety, Regulatory and Quality Requirements. Including trouble calls for off shift and weekend coverage as needed.
  • Ensure that all QA Laboratory activities comply with internal and external safety, quality, and environmental policies and procedures
  • Work closely with Corporate Quality Assurance to implement divisional programs and initiatives at the factory
  • Manage ingredients program, finished product releases, and hold programs
  • Support and facilitate in-process, finished product, and formulation changes for new product introductions, updated products, test runs, specification changes, and product improvement efforts
  • Act as a change leader to ensure continuous improvement in Quality compliance
  • Assist in obtaining solutions for batching errors and raw material variances/substitutions
  • Review daily compliance reports and collaborates with process owners to reduce variance on selected attributes
  • Review product release reporting daily to ensure releases are conducted and documented per corporate policies
  • Drive continuous improvement within Factory and Laboratory processes.
  • Direct supervision of QA Lab staff including maintenance of employee relations, lab safety and training shift hand-offs, daily communication, and involvement in hiring decisions, involvement in associate growth and development

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of laboratory, quality assurance and/or food manufacturing experience required
  • 2+ years supervisory experience required

 

Other

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in science related field (Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, related technical field) preferred
  • PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) Certification preferred
  • HACCP and Food safety knowledge preferred

 

Don’t meet all the qualifications listed under “other”? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestlé Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $63,000 to $92,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

REQUISITION ID:

302507

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103

Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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