Leprino Foods

  • Quality Execution Group Leader

    Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
    Requisition ID
    2019-3189
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(1/7/2019 5:44 PM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Summary Description:

    The Quality Execution Group Leader (lab/ production) coordinates and oversees the daily execution of lab and production quality control activities in accordance with Quality and Food Safety programs, processes, and systems to ensure that plant performance meets and/or exceeds company-wide expectations. 

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties (Accountability Categories and Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities):

    NOTE: The job may include other “non-essential” responsibilities and duties that are not listed on this form.

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    Accountability Category

    Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities

    % of Time

    1

    Technical Aptitude

    ·         Executes in areas of ownership including testing, microbiology, environmental monitoring, sanitation/ sanitary design, risk assessments and all quality programs and systems.

     

    ·         Supports Production team in troubleshooting plant quality execution deficiencies. Works with other departments to address non-conformance on shift, identify root cause and recommend corrective and preventive actions.

     

    ·         Assures plant level preparedness for customer and regulatory inspections and product recalls.

     

    ·         Ensures compliance to plant and corporate policies and procedures. Shall maintain programs for food safety and quality such as lab preventative maintenance, scale check program, Metal detector program, master sanitation, calibration etc. as assigned.

     

    ·         Shall monitor and review data daily to react to early warnings on issues. Shall demonstrate urgency in communicating and escalation of any non-conformances. Tracks and drives for success on Key Performance Indicators.

     

    55

    2

    Developing Team and Culture

    ·         The Quality Execution Group Leader requires strong fair and consistent leadership promoting a positive work environment. Clear understanding and execution of plant policies in areas such as scheduling, de-crewing, overtime, vacations, sick and FMLA call outs is needed.

    ·         Shall champion Zero Tolerance for Food Safety culture, champions improvements for Employee Safety and drives Continuous Improvement.

     

    ·         Coaches in areas of employee development, performance management, and organizational planning. Providing clear, honest feedback and ensures transparency of any opportunities with supervisor.

     

    ·        Champions assigned Quality Execution initiatives and operates as the local subject matter expert in applicable Quality Execution and Quality Assurance policies, programs, and systems. 

     

    20

    3

    Training

    ·         Teaches and inspires passion in all plant employees for product quality, food safety, and plant housekeeping.

     

    ·         Educates plant personnel on, and assures plant compliance with, Quality Systems such as recordkeeping, laboratory execution and product grading, Quality Alert effectiveness and hold and release protocols.

     

    10

    4

    Financial

    ·          Assist with fiscal responsibility for decisions for area including for service requests, purchases and inventor management

     

    10

    5

    Audit

    ·          Supports plant audit programs in ensuring that plant SOP’s are followed.

     

    5

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Competencies:

    (Please list the knowledge skills and abilities required to be successful in this role.) See examples below.

    ·         Familiarity with Quality Management Systems (SQF/ BRC/ ISO etc.)

    • Understanding of Food Safety Systems.
    • Competent with Food Lab testing methods.
    • Understanding of budget management.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Creative thinker with a process improvement mindset.
    • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams.

     

    Working Relationships:

    The QE Group Leaders reports directly to the Quality Execution Supervisor.  This role will interact frequently with Production, Maintenance, Engineering at all organizational levels as well as, other functional department managers, supervisors and group leaders with occasional contact with corporate QA resources.  There is also occasional contact with contractors, consultants, and equipment vendors.

     

    Decision Making: (Please check one level of decision making that is most characteristic of the role, and provide examples of decisions made.)

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    Level

    Decision Making Responsibilities

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    Follows established policies and precedents to make decisions, with very little interpretation

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    Follows prescribed “if/then” decision trees, with some interpretation, but usually actions follow typical process

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    3

    Comparison and evaluation of possible courses of action and making a decision after various possibilities of have considered

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    4

    Formulates, affects, interprets, or implements policies or operating practices

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    5

    Has authority to waive or deviate from established policies and procedures of a significant nature without prior approval

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    Qualifications

    Summary Description:

    The Quality Execution Group Leader (lab/ production) coordinates and oversees the daily execution of lab and production quality control activities in accordance with Quality and Food Safety programs, processes, and systems to ensure that plant performance meets and/or exceeds company-wide expectations. 

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