Senior Quality Specialist (Food Safety)
Mars - Tennessee

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Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company is a recognized leader in confections with a wide range of product offerings including gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, lollipops, and chocolate. The company has operations in more than 40 countries and distributes its world-famous brands in more than 180 countries. Three of these brands - Juicy Fruit®, Wrigley's Spearmint®, and Altoids® - have heritages stretching back more than a century. Other well-loved brands include Orbit®, Extra®, Starburst®, Doublemint®, Skittles®, Freedent®, Airwaves®, Life Savers®, Eclipse®, and Winterfresh®. Wrigley is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, a private, family-owned company founded in 1911. Mars, Incorporated is one of the world's largest food companies, generating global revenues of 30 billion dollars annually and producing some of the world's leading brands in six segments that include Chocolate, Drinks, Food, Petcare, Symbioscience and Wrigley.

Position Summary:
The Quality Specialist is responsible for providing leadership and technical assistance to Production by aggressively managing quality systems, instilling quality awareness and commitment, and performing fact-based assessments/audits of manufacturing operations. The Quality Specialist will ensure that all records, procedures, processes, packaging and equipment are in compliance with all Federal, State and other regulatory requirements. The Quality Specialist reports to the Quality Systems Manager. The Quality Systems Manager reports to the Factory Director.


Incumbent Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in a Science field, preferably in Food, Chemistry, or Biology or equivalent work experience

Minimum of 3 years experience in a food-manufacturing environment

Excellent PC skills with MS Office Products

Excellent knowledge of Quality Systems (ISO 22000, ISO 9001)

Experience with HACCP and food safety standards

Experience with a sensory program

Experience with Internal Audits

Experience with plant trials and projects

Experience with plant sanitation programs

The Wrigley Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.



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