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Assistant Quality Manager (Quality)

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Company :
Ardent Mills

Location :
San Bernardino, California

Expiry Date :
Wed, 07 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Want to make something truly special? Join Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredients company. With us, you can make products that exceed customer expectations. Make communities healthier and more prosperous. Make the innovative breakthroughs that shape our industry. Make the food that nourishes people throughout North America. The supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of more than 35 community mills, mixing facilities and a bakery, located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. We have deep roots in our communities, employing more than 100 certified millers, supporting thousands of local jobs and contributing billions of dollars to local economies. Your role: As AQM you will be Accountable to ensure effective product safety and product quality systems controls are in place. Supporting the Quality Manager to ensure all products placed on the market are fully compliant to customer, regulatory, industry and Ardent Mills requirements. To achieve this assuring quality awareness and a cost competitive and engaged local quality organization. Responsible as part of the core leadership team at the facility. The candidate will develop skills to prepare themselves for a Quality Manager position in 2 to 3 years. To succeed, you must be able to: – Willing and able to work with wheat products i.e. no wheat /gluten sensitivity, intolerance and/or allergies – Willing and able to work in a plant environment – Willing and able to work off shifts, weekends, and travel within short notice Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner. Your responsibilities: – Ensure compliance to Quality/Food Safety (Q/FS) regulations/policies – accountable to ensure Quality/Food Safety (Q/FS) execution for the location; this includes, training, compliance, and verification/auditing activities. Analyzes and interprets policies, customer standards, and directs implementation of Q/FS policies at the location. – Supervise the facility sanitation ensuring that FPZ tailings are maintained in green status manage the FPZ process ensuring audit compliance in each department of the facility. Responsible for general facility housekeeping procedures. – Manage Quality programs to ensure high performance execution. Programs include FPZ / IPM Program, AMIL sampling program, equipment and instrumentation support, Master Sanitation Schedule, 5S, safety compliance Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines. – Customer Focus – Maintain Customer audit programs and agreed 3rd party certification. Manage customer documentation, specifications, and ensure active customer support. Build relationships with local customers to uncover opportunities that lead to value creation and strengthen ties between our companies. – Support Function – Supports the Quality Manager in their absences, as well as other functions when needed. Essential skills and experience: – High School/GED with 5 years relevant experience – 2 years leadership experience – A minimum of one year in QA/QC Management in a food-manufacturing environment – Good Manufacturing Practices – Basic HARPC Knowledge/Implementation – Applies HARPC to identify and control food safety hazards – Basic Scientific Knowledge – Applies scientific knowledge, principles to identify and manage risks – Knowledge in development and implementation of the following programs: – HACCP / HARPC – Sanitation FDA and USDA Regulatory requirements. – BRC audit requirements and guidelines. – Demonstrates effective Communication Skills – written and verbal – Demonstrates social intelligence and ability to effectively work with Diverse Groups within and outside reporting relationships Good to have: – Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biological Sciences, or related fields, or minimum of 5 years flour milling quality experience. – Statistical Process Control Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation): – Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator) – Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays – Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include: – Heat/Cold temperatures (inclement weather) – Indoor/Outdoor environment – Dusty environment – Noisy environment – Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes – Elevated Places EEO Commitment At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills. The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills. Location:San Bernardino CA Address:19684 Cajun Blvd, San Bernardino CA, 92407 Additional Locations (if applicable): Employment Type:Full time Additional Information: