• Technical Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 4:17 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1320
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    You know our products, you have probably purchased many!! Join the company leading the way in consumer packaged goods…T. Marzetti Company!!

     

    When you join the T. Marzetti Company, you’re joining a trustworthy and proud organization that recognizes people are our greatest asset.  In our plants, you’ll have an opportunity to work for an industry leader in consumer packaged goods.

     

    With our company, you get work life balance, inviting and fun culture, attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package, career opportunities, and more. NOW is the time to join The Better Food Company!!

     

    T. Marzetti Company is looking for someone to be based in Northern NJ to conduct quality assurance audits of plant production facilities assuring company, customer and government standards are maintained and product integrity is preserved for each product produced. Consult with plant management to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems and functions as an information source to various plant departments when special and critical quality issues occur.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

    • Confirms that plant audit procedures are properly executed and assigned work schedules are maintained.
    • Determines overall plant product quality by conducting and evaluating various product sampling tests and tests related to raw materials/ingredients and packaging.
    • Informs plant management of progress of failures in daily production and any other matters that may affect the plant efficiency and/or the company.
    • Resolves major quality problems at plant production facilities, warehouses and market areas as required.
    • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
    • Evaluates and takes corrective action when necessary with regard to product date coding and trade age management at all assigned levels of product movement.
    • Trains and instructs plant personnel in recommended quality control testing, equipment sanitation and general housekeping practices, and audits, confirms, and ensures these procedures are being maintained.
    • Consults with plant management on operational procedures to improve overall production efficiency.
    • Reviews plant evaluations with plant management, makes appropriate recommendations and establishes timetable
    • for improvement and corrections.
    • Conducts audits in all areas of quality production.
    • Communicates effectively – verbally & in writing – to employees, Management, customers and vendors
    • Reviews plant evaluations, prepares & submits reports to plant management and Director of Quality & makes appropriate recommendations & timetable for improvement and corrections.
    • Oversees the HAACP
    • Coordinates new product development and new product plant launches.
    • Assists in the development of special department projects in conjunction with the Quality Manager.
    • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by management.

     

    Supervisory Responsibility:

     

    N/A

    Qualifications

    • 0-4 years of experience as a production facility quality control supervisor, preferably in a food-related industry.
    • Must have ability to effectively communicate – verbally & in writing - to employees, other Management, customers & vendors.
    • BS or BA degree in food science, chemistry, or microbiology.
    • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Work in a laboratory (product development) and manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, reach, lift, grasp, and bend. Requires some lifting of moderately heavy items such as test equipment and product cases. The employee is regularly exposed to moving machines and handling of hazardous testing and sanitation chemicals. The noise level in the lab is moderate and loud in the plant. Hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists), earplugs, safety glasses and steel-toed/slip resistant shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

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