• Senior Quality Engineer Joplin Plant Jobs in United States Of America

  • General Mills, Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

The Joplin plant manufactures products such as biscuits, pizza crust, pot pies and pie crust for main Convenience & Foodservice customers such as Wal-Mart, Sams Club, KFC, Pizza Hut This facility offers a great opportunity to diversify learnings and develop, utilize and enhance Quality Engineering skill sets The Sr QE reports to the plant FSQ manager and is critical to the success of the facility This role offers a great deal of breadth, depth and accountability in food safety, quality, and regulatory compliance with opportunities to lead FSQ initiatives


Provide FSQ leadership & direction for the Avon facility through technical mastery in the areas of regulatory compliance, SPC, FSSC, sanitation, HACCP, allergen control, hold order management, defect handling and FSRA
Collaborate cross-functionally, both internally and externally to support business needs
Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives to meet FSQ and plant objectives
Strong ability to properly assess risk and prioritize actions accordingly Able to manage multiple priorities and know when to pull in resources
Provide leadership and technical support for R&D, reformulations and new product start-ups
Develop and provide training in the areas of food safety, regulatory, sanitation and quality measurement systems to appropriate personnel
Drive sanitary design improvements along with food safety lead for engineering/maintenance projects
Develop and maintain programs to ensure the facility meets all GMP/regulatory, HACCP, sanitation and product safety guidelines
Collaborate with product managers to respond to customer complaints, address product issues, and manage product specifications
Manage FSRA and FSSC programs and ensure FSMA compliance and sustain FSSC certification within the facility
Provide human safety leadership, including management of an assigned safety program
Ensure compliance with FSSC, FSMA, VCOE, customer, and regulatory requirements, and the ability to manage the audits associated with them
Will act as designate Food Safety TL in FSQ Managers absence


Bachelors degree
3 years of related experience
Ability to flex work schedule when required to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation This includes weekend on-call support and occasional early/late work hours
Proficient knowledge of product quality, sensory, sanitation and food safety programs
Strong understanding of internal policies/standards and regulatory requirements
Basic understanding of Zero Loss Culture Continuous Improvement philosophy and tools
Ability to apply quality engineering principles and ability to troubleshoot
Demonstrated leadership and initiative
Bias for action and results
Demonstrated ability to lead peer group and affect change/department direction via influence management
Flexibility and motivation to cover all areas of FSQ and able to create innovative solutions to problems with limited resources
Hold or have the ability to obtain 3rd Party HACCP and PCQI certification
Basic knowledge of integrated pest management
Strong collaboration skills and the ability to build relationships and get work accomplished with and through people at all levels of the organization, differing styles, and multiple functions
Ability to lead constructive, positive change within a plant environment
Be able to display proficiency in developing mutual respect and trust with Admin, Production, and external teams in order to execute programs and achieve goals


Bachelors degree
5 yrs of experience
Demonstrated leadership and initiative
Change Agent
Demonstrated history of strong cross-functional collaboration and business partnership
Excellent problem-solving skills and judgment, especially related to risk assessment
Results orientation with a commitment to continuous improvement
Ability to excel in a high performance, team-based environment
Ability to visualize a future state, streamline and simplify current systems
Be a champion for people, ability to influence and inspire a high level of trust and inclusion in others
Strong servant leader


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Retailing, Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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