Quality Assurance Audit Specialist

TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Oak Brook
19 Jun 2019
22 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Employee Type:

Full time

IL Oak Brook
Job Type:

Job Posting Title:

Quality Assurance Audit Specialist
Job Description:

Position Summary:
Provide assurance suppliers provide safe and wholesome ingredients and contact packaging materials to manufacturing plants through scheduled audits and ingredient evaluations.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Schedule and perform supplier facility audits (possible international travel) to assure food safety and quality to verify received data conforms to practices.
  • Write audit reports and request corrective actions of 'non–conformance findings' as needed and follow–up with on corrective actions.
  • Review supplier food safety and quality data for compliance to food safety expectations.
  • Perform supplier and ingredient risk assessments to determine facility food safety tier and audits.
  • Perform internal supplier approval (PDM, MRF, PLM) assessments, review and recommend actions based on risk.
  • Perform ingredient risk assessment to aid manufacturing HACCP and Preventive controls review.
  • Provide guidance for internal ingredient specifications.
  • Maintain and share up–to–date BU status reports.
  • Communicate with plants, buyers, R&D, and QA to ensure the receipt of safe wholesome ingredients and contact packaging material.
  • Communicate with Ops QA to ensure safe wholesome ingredients
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • At least two years of food manufacturing or auditing experience
  • Exceptional self–motivation attitude
  • Strong technical food safety and quality skill set with demonstrated track record of systems knowledge
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food safety systems including HACCP and preventive controls theory and methodology
  • Comprehensive understanding of food safety and quality risks associated with microbiological, chemical, physical and pest hazards
  • Strong skill set in ingredient data analysis to be able to perform supplier and ingredient risk assessments
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and implement continuous process improvement
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for effective interaction with all internal and external contacts
  • Ability to think logically, problem solve and grasp concepts quickly
  • Ability to work independently
  • Well–developed sense of urgency and follow–through
  • Knowledge of MS Office, database, robust reporting systems, including SAP and TraceGains
  • Ability to stay calm and make sound judgement calls under pressure
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required – Type: Sciences

Disability Assistance
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EEO Considerations
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.