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Kraft Heinz Quality Manager in Granite City, Illinois

Kraft Heinz, The Company

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.

Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do join us.Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and CollaborationWe’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.

As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Job Description

Kraft Heinz, the companyAs one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic masterbrands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision: To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people. Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do: join us.

Our culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and CollaborationWe’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true: Our employees are our competitive advantage. As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Quality Manager

The Quality Systems Manager is responsible for the implementation and execution of the Kraft Heinz Quality Chain Management System at the plant level, including distribution and local storage sites. It controls all products and processes in the plant, through strict adherence to policies, specifications, and standards. It utilizes methods, tools, and procedures to deliver zero defects from incoming raw materials to outgoing finished goods in a food safe environment. The position ensures that facility personnel are properly resourced and trained to efficiently and effectively execute their quality responsibilities. It leads Continuous Improvement of conformance quality and best in class cost of quality by utilizing L6S tools. The position has significant managerial responsibilities, including hiring and developing talent as well as budget management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement and assure compliance to all Food Safety, Regulatory, and Quality policies, including: Kraft Heinz Quality Risk Management Program (QRMP) and associated policies at plant site, ensure USDA and FDA regulations and respective plant programs are in compliance, and maintain robust food safety program (e.g. QRMP, HACCP, sanitation, pest control, GMP, traceability)

  • Implementation of new programs by identified date by partnering with R&D and engineering through design and commercialization phases and ensuring compliance to the control plan to deliver Food Safety, Regulatory, and Critical to Quality (CTQ) characteristics of a product or process

  • Drive Continuous Improvement by tracking, reporting, and reviewing the Quality Performance Indicators on a regular basis

  • Resolve Consumer Complaints/Quality issues by owning customer/consumer complaint investigations and resolutions and developing, implementing and communicating effective product containment program to ensure appropriate control of quality/food safety defects

  • Champion Quality at the plant by increasing capability of plant quality and laboratory staff through development and training and influencing plant leadership to ensure all quality programs and systems are implemented effectively

Qualifications

  • BS Food Science/Engineering/Chemistry or other relevant sciences

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience

  • CQE experience

  • Food Safety and USDA Regulatory requirements

  • Fundamental statistics (DMAIC Process/DFSS/Lean/metrology/MSA/sampling procedures)

  • HACCP certified preferred

  • Sanitation knowledge

  • Development of quality knowledge for all plant employees; coaching, guidance, role model quality standards

Location(s)Granite City PlantEqual Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

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