30 days old

Sr. Quality Assurance Manager

Kelly Services
Salem, OR 97311
**Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Sr. QA Manager in Greater Portland Area, Oregon for a Direct Hire role. Food and Beverage industry experience is required.**

We are looking for someone to serve as our Senior Quality Manager and oversee quality assurance, food safety and the continuous improvement programs for the worlds best pie company. The intricacies of this job description will likely seem like a long, running list of acronyms. To summarize, youll be our continuous improvement champion and the voice of quality for our organization, ensuring that every one of our decisions aligns with our commitment to deliver the highest quality products on the market.

**What Youll Do:**


+ Create, communicate, and execute the company's long-range quality & food safety strategy.

+ Talent management/development including coaching direct reports and other leaders.

+ Drive & implement systems and process improvement through other teams.

+ Problem Solving on an interdisciplinary team.

**Quality Systems**

+ Identify, lead and facilitate broad based product Quality & Food Safety programs.

+ Serve as SQF Practitioner and site Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.

+ Ensure regulatory standards (FDA, State Health Departments), third party food safety standards, and GFSI programs (SQF Level 2) are effectively implemented, maintained and continuously improved.

+ Define and measure product attributes against a consumer Gold Standard including sensory.

+ Develop Quality Loops that provide actionable data to the operations team.

**Process Controls/Continuous Improvement**

+ Lead and coach other leaders on effective use of Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

+ Deploy a robust non-conformance & corrective action follow up process.

+ Leverage SPC statistical process control and other C.I. tools (Kaizen, Gemba, 5S, etc.) to reduce variation and drive continuous improvement throughout our organization.

**Skills, Requirements and Minimum Education Level**

+ Bachelors Degree in Food Science/Food Technology or related field is required; (experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

+ 5+ years in quality, continuous improvement and/or food science (baking industry preferred)

+ FSMA PCQI Certification Required (iso 9001 or other certifications preferred)

+ Innovative- an out of the box thinker who strives for excellence.

+ Entrepreneurial/Start-Up Mentality be pressure tested and able to thrive in environments of uncertainty and pressure.

+ You are fascinated by problems and are relentless in the pursuit of solving them.

+ You are deadline-oriented with ability to organize assignments, set priorities, and carry out plans.

**Direct Reports**

(3) Quality Technician- Day shift, Quality Technician- Swing Shift, Quality Document Specialist,


We pride ourselves in providing an employee-friendly work environment that includes:

+ A competitive annual salary based on experience and market demands.

+ Employer supported medical plan for employees and their dependents.

+ 401K retirement savings plan.

+ 10 PTO days.

+ 10 Company paid holidays.

+ Business casual atmosphere.

**If you feel you have the knowledge and expertise, apply today to connect with a Kelly professional who will work to enrich your life.**


**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: 2021-09-20 Expires: 2021-11-20

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