Kelly Services Quality Manager - Cincinnati, Ohio in West Chester, Ohio

Kelly Scientific is currently seeking a Quality Manager for one of our top clients in the Cincinnati area. This is a full-time, direct-hire opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation and performance of the Taste Quality Lab activities related to the effective and efficient assessment and disposition all incoming raw materials, intermediates, and finished products

  • Reviews, maintains, and oversees implementation of the Safety Plan and supporting Prerequisite Programs

  • Responsible for management of the Customer Complaint system, acting as the main contact point for quality and food safety discussions with customers.

  • Coordinate, prepare for, and conduct customer audits of quality and food safety

  • Liaises with R&D technical resources to identify and solve problems related to the quality of samples, process improvement, production deviations, etc.

  • Ensures all Quality Lab procedures related to the testing for quality parameters of all incoming raw materials, intermediates and finished products are correct

  • Directs production in resolution of quality related issues and monitors production activities to identify quality-related process improvements.

  • Responsible for finished product release program which ensures all products meet customer specifications and are in compliance with local and global standards

  • Responsible for coordination of internal sampling activities and samples requests by customers

  • Implement Internal Audit Program to analyze processes and lead the continuous improvement program of the current SQF certification

  • Implementation and management of cGMP and GLP programs to support production of flavors and ingredients to the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Investigate and resolve supplier complaints with Purchasing Department and directly with the supplier as needed

  • Manage non-conformance control, material review, rework disposition, and corrective and preventive measures

  • Ensures the efficient and effective disposition of materials as part of the product return process

  • Responsible for product quality and food safety subjects in the training program in all areas and functions

  • Responsible for managing document control and record keeping

  • Manage product quality and food safety information sent directly to the customers

  • Maintains QC databases with appropriate information and is responsible for accuracy of the information

  • Ensure subordinate staff is motivated to improve the efficiency of their current duties and have clearly identified goals as well as understanding what they must accomplish to advance within the company

  • Enforce company personnel, operational and safety policies and procedures as they relate to all employees.

    Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS, MS Degree, Chemical, Science or Food Technology

  • Minimum of 5 years combined experience in direct management of a Quality program within the chemical, flavor, food and/or food ingredient industries.

  • Demonstrable ability to lead implementation and management of product quality and food safety programs.

  • Direct experience in the successful implementation and/or management of cGMP, HACCP, PRP’s, and related programs in flavor, food or food ingredient companies.

  • Familiarity with the requirements Global Food Safety Initiative e.g. Safe Quality Food certification.

  • Familiarity with the requirements of FSMA, cGMP, HACCP, GMP Prerequisite Programs

  • Familiarity with QC requirements of certifications (Kosher, Halal, Organic, etc.) Able to lead implementation and processes.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Have a thorough understanding of Global and US Food Regulations

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with ALL levels of the organization + external customers.

  • Direct experience in training ALL levels of the organization in Quality and food safety programs and their requirements.

  • Experience managing the Quality function within an integrated ERP operating environment.

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