Unilever Biology/Microbiology/Food Science Job – Quality Manager Post

Unilever Biology/Microbiology/Food Science Job – Quality Manager Post

Vermont Manufacturing factories are a 24/7 high paced dynamic work environment employing 450 teammates on site delivering ice cream to our fans. We achieve success through collaborative cross functional teams leading the delivery of products to our supply chain. The business’s rich history dates to 1978 and fosters a deep passion for delighting our fans through the world’s and Vermont’s finest ice cream, Ben & Jerry’s. We are committed to developing leaders equipped to handle challenges across the company. As a Unilever brand, we are proud to be the largest Ice Cream manufacturer in North America.

Job Title: Quality Manager – Vermont Manufacturing (St Albans and Waterbury sites)

Job ID: R-45160

Category: Supply Chain

Location: Saint Albans, VT;
Waterbury, VT

Eligbility Criteria:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in technical field or general sciences. Preference: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Food Sciences or Microbiology (Graduate degree preferred)
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of leadership and quality experience in manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work with people from differing backgrounds collaboratively is required
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of quality assurance experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities through experience in production, quality, or materials management is required
  • Must have experience in WCM, TPM, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or other continuous improvement program
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence others through a matrixed environment is required
  • Must have the ability to manage project and project teams from inception to completion including hitting deadlines and documenting progress
  • Working knowledge of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and ability to drive improvements using the Loss Tree is required
  • Familiarity with HAACP and other QA regulations preferred
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work in a 24/7 factory environment, donning all necessary Personal Protective equipment. Essential functions include, but not limited to walking , sitting, standing, climbing stairs, and exposure to varying weather conditions.

Essential Job Function/Duties:

  • Establish, lead, and deliver Quality systems for the site
  • Act as the subject matter expert on decisions related to quality programs and processes
  • Provide technical information/feedback related to product inquires or complaints
    Ensure all products meet or surpass defined quality standards
  • Drive continuous improvement through WCM programming
  • Collaborate with production departments on awareness and training
  • Ensure good manufacturing practices are in place at all times; set example and champion Quality initiativesResponsible for food safety programs
  • Participate as part of core site leadership team
  • Hire, develop, and manage quality team
  • Builds Quality talent (recruitment, coaching, training)
  • Participates in developing, maintaining and implementing Quality learning frameworks,
SEE ALSO
Freshers Job - Sterilization Microbiologist Vacancy - Medtronic - Apply Online

Quality skills dictionary and Job skill profiles

  • Support regional and export markets to ensure quality standards and regulatory requirements are met
  • Support GVS and RVS quality improvements and leverage best practice
  • Participates in developing and operationalizing of Unilever Quality strategy, governance, ways of working, organization model, resource levels, roles & responsibilities
  • Ensure consumer needs and expectations are linked into Unilever objectives
  • Ensure a balanced approach between satisfying customer needs and expectations and internal interests
  • Provide expertise, leadership and support in Quality management and deep expertise areas for implementation of Quality standards, resolution of Quality issues across end-to-end SC
  • Participate in defining relevant KPIs, building scorecards & reports for Quality KPIs, analyzing data and drawing insights to drive Quality improvement
  • Participate in developing and deploying new approaches, processes and tools to “raise the ceiling” and develop future capability for Quality
  • Participate in obtaining, maintaining and using insights from external benchmarks, assessment tools, standards, and knowledge about what other organizations are doing to manage Quality
  • Participate in managing, advising and coordinating Quality Incident Management process using project management approaches, contacting with internal & external experts, providing guidance on action resolution, and the reporting and replication of lessons learned
  • Influence development and drive the use of the Unilever quality improvement process and toolkit
  • Provide Quality leadership to influence Quality culture through visibility and coaching of cross-functional leadership across the business
SEE ALSO
Nestle Food Science & Microbiology Job 2022 - Apply Online

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

The Site Quality Manager has overall responsibility for managing total site quality performance and improvement activities to achieve excellence at the site level. S/he works as a core member of the site Leadership Team and with site Supply Chain teams to manage site quality performance and develop local quality strategy in order to achieve World Class Quality performance as measured by our core Key Performance Indicators. As an engaging and knowledgeable leader of your team of Quality professionals, you provide support and commitment to and from the site leaders, hourly associates, and 3rd Party contract partners to foster the right culture to achieve our site goals.

Unilever Biology/Microbiology

Unilever Biology/Microbiology

Apply Online

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Hot Topics

Freshers Job – Sterilization Microbiologist Vacancy – Medtronic – Apply Online

Freshers Job - Sterilization Microbiologist Vacancy - Medtronic In this exciting role as a Microbiologist-Sterilization II you will have responsibility for supporting on market product...

Nestle Food Science & Microbiology Job 2022 – Apply Online

Nestle Food Science & Microbiology Job 2022 - Apply Online If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is...

PPD Microbiology Job Opening – Lead Quality Investigator

PPD Microbiology Job Opening - Lead Quality Investigator Thermo Fisher's clinical research business is a leading global contract research organization and world leader in serving...

Related Articles

Freshers Job – Sterilization Microbiologist Vacancy – Medtronic – Apply Online

Freshers Job - Sterilization Microbiologist Vacancy - Medtronic In this exciting role as a Microbiologist-Sterilization II you will have responsibility for supporting on market product...

Nestle Food Science & Microbiology Job 2022 – Apply Online

Nestle Food Science & Microbiology Job 2022 - Apply Online If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is...

PPD Microbiology Job Opening – Lead Quality Investigator

PPD Microbiology Job Opening - Lead Quality Investigator Thermo Fisher's clinical research business is a leading global contract research organization and world leader in serving...