Quality Manager
Cargill - Atlanta, GA

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Quality Manager



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Cargill Texturizing Solutions is a leading supplier of gelling and thickening agents as well as emulsifiers, focusing on supplying the global food and beverage industries. Cargill Texturizing Solutions offers specific solutions for improving stability, texture, consistency and shelf life in multiple food applications, based on a wide palette of ingredients including hydrocolloids, emulsifiers, lecithins, starches and soy flours.

Cargill Texturizing Solutions' presence on five continents includes affiliates, sales offices, technical laboratories and Applications Service Centers that ensure proximity to its customers.

General Purpose of Job: To develop and implement quality systems and to assure defect free and food safe products. Assure cost efficient operation of the quality control laboratory, assure regulatory compliance and maintain positive customer relationships. To implement Corporate Food Safety and Safety Requirements, as required. This position is will participate in the local leadership team and is responsible for all quality and food safety activities at the site. These activities include, but are not limited to maintenance and development of the Quality Management Systems, quality control laboratory, customer concern resolution, plant quality improvements, and employee development and training.

Principal Accountabilities:
Serve as site HACCP/Food Safety coordinator to lead quality and food safety continuous improvement initiatives

Assure facility and products meet local regulations

Partner with operations to build a strong food safety culture at the site

Partner with operations staff to ensure pre-requisite programs are effective for producing a safe food product

Facilitate the successful execution of customer, regulatory, and certification audits

Coordinate evaluation and implementation of new materials through collaboration with procurement and operations

Lead, direct, coach and develop QA/QC staff

Investigate production problems and customer problems and create preventive procedures


Bachelor's degree in a scientific field preferably in Chemistry, Biology, or Food Science

Previous food industry experience

5+ years of QA/QC and Food Safety experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

Knowledge of food safety management systems - HACCP, GHPs, and Supplier Qualification Processes

Demonstrated excellence in priority setting and execution skills. Able to handle multiple priorities and delegate

Demonstrated high level of problem solving ability to make decisions independently

Demonstrated ability to influence and drive organizational improvements

Familiarity with FDA food regulations and audits

Previous supervisory responsibility with demonstrated leadership and team building skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills - public presentation/training

Lead, promote and ensure site food safety requirements are followed

Experience with dry product blending

Experience with food starch and hydrocolloids

Experience working in the following systems: SAP, MS Office, LIMS

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


Quality Assurance/Food Safety

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Day Job

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