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Cargill Food Safety Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) Supervisor in Emporia, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT

The Food Safety Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) Supervisor will implement our food safety management systems and ensure compliance with regulatory and customer requirements at an assigned facility. We seek a professional with the cross-functional teamwork skills to support our leadership team with thorough understanding of quality assurance safety technology and processes in the following: testing and auditing documentation, data collection and analysis and knowledge transfer. In this role you will provide team leadership to find solutions for food safety and quality concerns.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Monitors regulatory activities, plant compliance with regulatory safety standards and acts as a liaison for the business with external regulatory authorities.

  • Ensures adherence to Corporate, Regulatory and facility food safety and quality requirements.

  • Evaluates standard operating procedures, master schedule, verification and reporting for the team and customer food safety and quality requirements.

  • Act as an intermediary between our customers and the facility to review product performance, conduct quality safety audits, review third party certifications and respond to customer questions and complaints.

  • Implements product specification systems and drives continuous improvement in the areas of processes and customer focus.

  • Participation and preparation for plant tours and audits.

  • Assisting the plan in various projects relating to Safety, Food Safety, Regulatory, Environment, Process Improvement, Engagement, Training etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, chemistry, microbiology, quality assurance OR equivalent experience,

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

  • Experience interacting with external stakeholders (regulatory agencies, external manufacturers, customers)

  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment (Food, Pet Food or Feed)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

  • Experience or knowledge with third party Food Safety Certifications (Feed Assure, GFSI)

  • Confirmed ability to balance and achieve positive results leading multifunctional teams

  • Problem solving and analytical skills with experience in Root Cause Analysis

  • One year of supervisory experience

  • Laboratory knowledge, including Good Laboratory Practice and instrumentation.

  • Process Auditing experience

  • Demonstrated ability of leadership, motivation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and successful completion of work.

  • Ability to travel up to 5%

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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