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Head of QA and Technical Services

Kelly Services
Kelly is hiring a **Head of QA and Technical Services** for one of our Food Safety clients

+ Core work hours for this position will be 8 am to 4:30 pm

+ Hamilton, NJ based but can be Remote

+ Pay: $45/hr

+ The manager is looking to have this worker start in late November/early December.

+ 9 month contract

Our client is seeking a Head of QA and Technical Services for their Hamilton, NJ based durable packaging cleaning operation. A successful candidate will be a self-directed achiever with the ability to lead QA and technical services associated with the cleanroom operation, production/technical problem solving, quality assurance/packaging safety and conducting cleaning trials. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead various process improvement projects, oversee quality assurance and be the face of Food Safety to Loop and its customers.

The Head of QA and Technical Services will work closely with the site manager to assure operational excellence.

What is in it for you:

Opportunity to lead QA and technical services for a cutting edge cleanroom operation.

Access to internal and external resources, tools and technologies.

Thrive in a company that values diversity, sustainability and a safety-focused culture.

What You Will Do:

Position Responsibilities:

Lead the site QA program including actively managing the PSP.

Ensure all GMPs and pre-requisite programs are functioning effectively.

Work with Divisional food safety leadership to build the PSP and preventive controls.

Oversee on-going compliance with the PSP including:

QA oversight that critical limits for the critical control points have been met,

Monitoring frequency matches PSP,

Documentation of corrective actions that may have occurred,

Oversee compliance with finished container specification,

Ensure environmental monitoring and water safety checks are conducted per schedule.

Document management control: Ensure the site lives by the audit ready principle.

Keep all documents and risk-based preventive controls associated with the PSP up-to-date.

Manage complaint investigations.

Lead root cause analysis investigation following customer complaint.

Respond to customers as required.

Execute all elements of recall procedures, if recall is warranted.

As Head of Technical Services you will oversee all microbiological and allergen validation trials.

You will be the on-site technical expert for customer visits, inspections and audits.

Manage customer site audits

Lead corrective actions related to customer audit findings

Lead clean team to achieve safety, quality, savings, and productivity goals.

Coordinate test trials and custom validation including writing technical reports on results.

Assist in developing the site logistics budget with a focus on continuously improving performance.

Coordinate preventive maintenance and operational redesign projects to improve performance and capacity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in food science, food safety or related field.

Previous related work experience in food manufacturing, quality and related disciplines.

7+ years in food manufacturing (in-plant) experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experienced in leading quality, food safety and risk assessment.

Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting.

Previous project management experience.

Exposure to TPM and/or Lean Manufacturing principals.

Masters degree in Quality or food safety with extensive in-plant experience.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to exercise independent judgement, think critically and work well in cross-functional teams.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-10-01 Expires: 2021-11-01

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