Ingredion Incorporated QA / QC Manager in NE, United States

Ingredion is hiring a Quality Control Quality Assurance Manager to manage the quality assurance and quality control function at the Plant to ensure production of high quality, safe, products that meet all customer, company and regulatory specifications.

As Quality Control Quality Assurance Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring and approving products, investigating analytical discrepancies as required, in order to ensure that only products that meet company, customer and regulatory specifications are released.

  • Maintaining up to date customer requirement records and review and approve new or revised customer specifications to support the accurate approval and release of products.

  • Auditing plant quality system related to manufacturing, loading, sampling, shipping and receiving as well as external wash-stations, break-stations and warehouses to ensure that the quality systems meet all applicable customer, company and regulatory quality specifications.

  • Management of the pest control program and contractors ensuring that the plant meets all applicable GMP, safety and quality requirements in this area.

  • Preparing the plant for, representing the plant during and following up on observations after, customer audits in order to meet customer requirements and maintain customer satisfaction.

  • Managing document control process in accordance with ISO standards

  • Determining disposition, root cause and corrective action in case of nonconforming product or other customer issues in order to ensure customer satisfaction and minimize recurring quality problems. Manage plant’s customer concerns.

  • Management of customer complaint process, including documentation, root cause analysis, customer responses, and complaint reduction goals.

  • Providing technical and professional assistance to Plant Operations, Sales, Technical Service, Customer Service and order Coordination in order to support the achievement of quality, safety, sales and production goals.

  • Lead personnel to deliver on annual quality objectives including ISO 9001 & FSSC 22000, HACCP, GMP and all food safety, food defense, & quality programs. The QA/QC Manager is the program owner for the following prerequisite programs: Pest control; personal hygiene and employee facilities; product recall; product information/consumer awareness.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The Quality Control Quality Assurance Manager position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Monitor performance and benchmark best practices to drive continuous improvement

  • Use metrics and customer feedback to quickly improve capabilities and service, and create shared value

  • Uses Lean Six sigma tools to improve quality and food safety management systems

  • Engages customers to fully understand expectations and requirements

  • Anticipates emerging trends in regulatory standards and implications for Ingredion

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or a related Food Science field with 5-7 years experience in industrial food manufacturing. preferably in Corn Wet Milling.

  • Significant experience and knowledge of GMP, HACCP, Food Drug and Cosmetics Act and FDA regulations

  • Experience with ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 quality systems

  • Working knowledge of analytical methodology (standard methods) and wet chemical analysis with skills in troubleshooting equipment, methods and procedures.

  • Experience in controlled documentation, operation of analytical equipment and sensory evaluation

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge in the use of MS Office, SAP and Lotus Notes

  • Significant experience and knowledge of GMP. HACCP, ISO, and food ingredient quality control systems.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills. Must be able to convey information in a clear, focused, and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a team.

  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and executing multiple projects simultaneously. Significant demonstrated experience and knowledge of motivating, training, developing and managing people.

  • Demonstrated ability to challenge traditional methods of accomplishing tasks or work activities. Able to identify and implement creative, innovative solutions.

  • Proven ability to lead and facilitate in a team environment and build consensus in a positive manner with customers and team members.Strong planning, organizing, and time management skills. Proficiency in setting priorities and executing multiple assignments in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Proficiency with applicable computer software (Excel, Word). Previous experience with SAP considered an asset.

Relocation Available? No/ Globally / Within Region / Within Country

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As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:

Yes, Within Country

Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.