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Lead Quality Engineer

Kelly Services
Deerfield, IL 60015
Lead Quality Engineer


Job Description


Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a Quality Lead Engineer for a long-term engagement at one of our major clients in Deerfield, IL **.** This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position.


As a KellyOCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. You will also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time. All KellyOCG employees receive annual performance reviews.


**Position Overview**


As a Quality Lead Engineer placed with KellyOCG you will be responsible to coordinate, implement and maintain Quality Chain Management System (QCMS), Sanitation and HACCP programs utilizing Quality Maintenance Pillar (IL6S or TPM) work processes to develop and ensure compliance to regulatory, federal, and local laws and maintain a word-class Quality System.


**Position Responsibilities**


+ Delivers overall Quality targets and owns Quality results for assigned production line(s).

+ Ensures Food Safety of assigned production line(s) by implementing the relevant legal & Corporate Requirements (HACCP, GMP, etc.).

+ Ensures strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) outlined by Mondel?z with respect to GMP and FSSC 22000.

+ Assures product quality for assigned production line(s) by ensuring the testing all relevant properties of established and new raw materials, packaging materials, processes, semi-finished products and finished products in accordance with local and corporate SOPs and regulatory requirements.

+ Establishing statistical confidence, and statistical reliability while developing sampling plans that maintains statistical process controls.

+ Analyzing and summarizing data by completing hypothesis to provide reports and making recommendations.

+ Determining quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes.

+ Organizing Sanitation Activities, including CIP (where applicable) and performing relevant swabbing.

+ Conduct Allergen Validations and Changeover Cleaning Verifications.

+ Coordinating sensory panels for assigned production line(s).

+ Managing the calibration & verification program for laboratory equipment and organizing the sampling and shipping of product and swabs for testing by external laboratories.

+ Managing the hold and release of raw / packaging materials and finished products.

+ Complete investigations for Serious Complaints related to Food Safety and drive improvements in overall complaints for assigned production line(s).

+ Identify, participate, facilitate, or support Operations for Quality related RCAs

+ Manage Corrective and Preventive Action Program for assigned production line(s)

+ Daily Support on Out-of-Specification Issues, participate in Meetings.

+ Lead Kaizens to drive the Incident Eradication and Elimination Work Process

+ Collaborate with R&D to drive QM loss elimination projects.

+ Develop and deliver Quality Training for Team Leads and New Employees.

+ Conduct Internal Audits as assigned.

+ Participate in internal/external audits as required.

+ Research and propose new analytical equipment and methods to drive improvement and reliability.

+ Additional duties as assigned by Quality Management


**Required Qualifications**


+ BS Food Science/Engineering/Biology or other relevant sciences.

+ Knowledge of relevant Food Safety and Regulatory requirements

+ Identification and Management of Microbiological Organisms and Systems

+ Experience in Lean Manufacturing

+ Working knowledge of statistics, root cause analysis and corrective action process.

+ Certified Quality Engineer preferred

+ HACCP certification preferred

+ GFSI audit certification preferred.


**Competences:**


+ Analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

+ Problem Solving & Decision Making identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment.

+ Results Orientation maintains appropriate focus on short- and long-term goals. Motivated by achievement, and persists until goals are reached, conveying a sense of urgency.

+ Potential - capable of assuming more responsible roles within the organization.

+ Fundamental understanding of Quality philosophies, Lean principles, Food safety, and SPC

+ Must be able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.

+ Verbal and written communication skills

+ Organizational skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills

+ Ability to multi-task

+ Self-directed


**Important information:** This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.


To learn more about KellyOCG and our Managed Solutions expertise, visit us at kellyocg.com **/Solutions/Business-and-Professional Services.**


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


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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