Mars Quality Compliance & Food Safety Mgr - Chalfont, PA in Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Quality and Food Safety Manager - Chalfont, PA
This position leads the site Quality Assurance resources to assure the on-going production of high quality and safe products that comply with product design specifications and meet or exceed customer and consumer expectations and all relevant regulatory requirements. The position oversees site quality for the veterinary medicinal products, water treatments and test kits, and other aquatic consumables, producted and/or warehoused and shipped from the CHA site, as well as the FDA regulated quality activites within the lab. This position has shared accountability to actively support research projects in raw and packaging materials, product development and process improvement.
What are we looking for?
BS in Chemistry, Biology, Engineering or related technical field, with four years of experience in technical areas such as laboratory managment, quality management systems, processing engineering and/or pharmaceutical operations.
An advanced degree in Chemistry, Biology, Engineering or related technical field is preferred.
cGMP Lab Technical certification preferred.
Lean/Six Sigma Certification
In-depth experience with laboratory testing methodology and instrumentation.
Integrated Sanitation and Pest Control Management
Basic understanding of veterinary medical regulatory requirements and food regulations including AAFCO guidelines.
What would be your key responsibilities?
Manages all quality assurance functions for the site.
Ensure adherence to the relevant Mars Global quality standards.
Partner with Commercial Manager to support the development of effective External Manufacturing and Supplier Quality Assurance programs that seamlessly integrate into the site's inbout material and finished goods and external finished goods operating standards.
Provides direction and influence for the development, implementation, and continous improvement of all quality systems as well as other aspects of the Fishcare supply chain.
Assures that all products and packs produced at the site meet specifiation and conform to the intended product design. This includes being responsible for actively and collaboratively supporting change mangement and process improvement and supporting R&D's development of Technical Specifications.
Manages the internal quality audit function for site and assures the effectiveness of the corrective and preventtive action process within the framework of the site's and the BU's Quality Management Systems.
Manage direct reports in the site to assure skills maintenance and development, build clear succession planning, manager daily attendance, and associate development plans. Provide timely feedback on performance and provide training opportunities which align with development plans.
What can you expect from Mars?
The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars
An industry competitive salary and great benefits package
Chance to work cross functionally, and add value and impact to the business
If you are passionate, a great problem solver, resilient and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear from you!