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Senior Quality Manager NOAM - For Gemini Costing

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Clinton
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Role PurposeEHSQS is the number one priority at Tate & Lyle. It is one of our core values and influences every business decision we make. Tate & Lyle has made a lot of progress in the previous years when it developed our cultural maturity model to support our EHSQS programs.About usTate & Lyle embarked on a Journey to EHS Excellence (J2EE); a strategy developed for the next years. The Sr. Quality Assurance (QA) Manager will be responsible for oversight of Quality Assurance Managers assigned to their group. This supervision includes ensuring local programs comply with company policies, specifications, food safety standards, government regulations, and industry best practices including cGMP and preventive controls.AccountabilitiesThe Sr. QA Manager will provide support, advice and direction as needed for all facilities under their responsibility. The Sr. QA Manager will serve as the senior point of contact for all escalated Product Management/Manufacturing issues. Additionally, this position will serve as the Quality representative on their regional leadership teams. The Sr. QA Manager will be a visible presence at manufacturing sites and the Commercial offices on a basis that is aligned with Global QA and Global Ops leadership requirements

  • Responsible for the provision of support across Quality activities and compliance within the assigned region, to ensure the safe operation of our facilities and equipment, the quality of the work we perform, and the safe completion of all tasks without harm to health, safety, the environment or our customers
  • Provide support to enable and empower our employees and contractors on EHSQS matters to ensure everyone is engaged in shaping our EHSQS programs
  • Actively support and promote the Journey to EHSQS Excellence, through demonstratable best practice sharing, support and domain expertise
  • Be the lead in Personal and Product Safety for the QA teams under their responsibility.
  • Lead and manage Quality Assurance Managers for all facilities under their responsibility.
  • Engage proactively with the Commercial team (Sales & Product Management) to resolve quality roadblocks to success as well as leverage quality as a competitive advantage.
  • Provide QA/QC support and advice in partnership with Quality Systems & Governance as needed to Supply Chain Managers concerning Toll Processors, wash stations, etc.
  • Recognize QA/QC best practices and drive implementation as needed.
  • Drive initiatives at their facilities of responsibility derived from Global Quality.Skills and Experience Required
    • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Food Engineering, Chemistry or comparable required; 5+ years of related Quality Assurance Management experience (in a food manufacturing plant is preferred.)
    • 5+ years' experience as a people manager.
    • Formal preventive controls, Quality System training is strongly preferred.
    • Familiarity and experience with GFSI Food Safety certification management preferred.
    • Lean Six-Sigma project experience or certification preferred.
    • Commercial knowledge/business acumen; experience working closely with Commercial teams
    • Allergen control management expertise, food safety, environmental monitoring and food defence programs
    • Strong knowledge of SAP Quality Management system preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong budget, people development and management skills
    • Strong regional Regulatory, Kosher, Halal and GFSI third party audit management experience
    • Strong chemistry and microbiological background
    • Excellent report creator
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
    • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
    • Effective problem identification and solution skills
    • Proven analytical and organizational ability
    • Purpose driven (Improving lives for generations)
    • Ability to travel within assigned region(s)#LI-KM1California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Tate & Lyle, Decatur , Senior Quality Manager NOAM - For Gemini Costing, Executive , Clinton, Illinois

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