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Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands: M&M's®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN'S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Regional Quality & Food Safety Project Coordinator
Location - St. Charles Missouri
What are we looking for?
Career Professional specializing in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, Engineering or similar field
Experience and passing in managing projects
High School or GED degree with 3-5 years progressive experience; Associate degree preferred.
Previous experience in manufacturing and/or QFS
Experience working with the Standards 9001/22000/17025/18001
Willingness to travel to all Royal Canin location in North America frequently, as needed.
What would be your key responsibilities?
The role is responsible to drive through direct participation and activity the improvement of key quality and food safety processes. Based on the strategic QFS deployment priorities and business needs in the region, the role will support and project manage any of the below full scope of QFS systems in the end to end supply chain.
- All quality and food safety requirements inside the factory, supply chain (transportation and distribution centers) and regional quality and food safety activity
including but not limited to:
-Guarantee and apply ISO 9001, FSS/ISO22000, Mars Standards, and all related working procedures
-Develop, implement and maintain the HACCP program in the process department
-Insure GMP-GHP in all areas of the factory
-Support all food safety plan/HACCP plan requirements
-Analysis of results for verification activities, internal and external audits
-Implement, maintain CCPs and PrP's in the department
-Support management of non-conformities (decide, put on hold, isolate, destruct), analyze for root causes and undertake correctives actions
-Supports Food Safety Team as needed
-Maintain (calibration) the quality control equipment
-Support all QFS training requirements of the site
-Support all product testing activities required through sampling, labelling, shipping and communication with partner labs necessary to support site needs including data analysis and reporting
-Maintain the Quality information supply chain (quality control documents…)
-Support all QFS activity inside the transfer and storage of products
-Support the local QFS in the region regarding deployment of new products and ingredients
-Support the verification and validation of all new systems in the factory
-Support the implementation of new software systems to support QFS activity
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 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!
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
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