The Plant Quality & Food Safety (QFS) Team Leader/Manager will be part of a dedicated team leading and implementing the QFS activities for the defined locations. This position will be responsible for managing the QFS team at locations, developing the quality & food safety documents based on global vision & policies to ensure the quality & food safety system operated effectively, satisfy the customer requirements and meet the local / export regulations. This position reports directly to the Country QFS Manager – Animal Nutrition as part of the QFS Center of Excellent (CoE). Location of the position is flexible in the country that this position is responsible for.
Ensure the quality & food safety management system (including ISO 9001:2015, HACCP and GMP) is developed, implemented, maintained, updated and improved in the location.
Accomplish the objectives of QFS headcount by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, coaching, counseling and encouraging team members.
Ensure the quality & food safety of products from raw materials, processes to finished goods comply with regulations and standards
Ensure all data providing acurrately and correctly.
Communicate, follow-up job expectations and ensure the policies and procedures implemented, maintained.
Suggest system improvements, identify and resolve problems and concerns related to quality & food safety.
Maintain and improve product safety and quality through regular audits and investigate product complaints and non-conformities within the operation and self-inspections in order to reduce the cost of poor quality.
A good communication resource between QFS, Operation and Commercial colleagues.
Cooperate with related departments to communicate and solve significant QFS events & regulatory issues.
Follow the company rule in term of health, safety, and environment. Give awareness on safety to all the people within the team and give suggestions for the improvements of the system.
Propose all needed equipments, tools and materials in QFS team to be available for use.
Ensure the qualification and competency of team members.
Support Quality & Food safety teams between locations.
Other jobs as required by Country QFS Manager.
Education: Graduate in Food or Food animal technology/microbiology/nutrition or related majors.
At least 05 years experience in quality & food safety management positions; Prefer experience in the feed and food industry.
Knowledge of legal requirements for raw materials and food animals.
Ability to understand, speak, read, and write in English.
Use Microsoft Office competently: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook,…
Good knowledge of quality & food safety standards: HACCP, ISO 9001:2015 & audits (internal & external).