Quality Systems Manager
Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Posted on: February 11, 2024
Quality Systems Managerreq38073Employment Type:
RegularLocation: HORSHAM,PAHave you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry
or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps
snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If
the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!More than
20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales
routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at
every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide
a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity,
promotes development and allows our associates to be their
authentic selves.#LI-MI1Position Summary: The Quality Systems
Manager is responsible for managing the Regional Quality Centers,
Customer Requests, and Preserved Identity Certifications such as
Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic, Plant-Based, etc. This position performs
product and ingredient trending analysis and creates QFS reporting
for the Organization,It is responsible for executing the strategy
outlined for the area and support in any QFS-related project to the
Director of Quality Systems.Contribute to the creation and
implementation of best practice capacity planning vision, strategy,
processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational and
quality performance.Key Job Responsibilities:General and Task
Manage and improves current processes in place
Work with the Quality team to achieve set goals and provide work
direction and guidance to staff (Corporate and RQCs) to assure
completion of assigned projects, tasks and other duties.
Manage RQC, product testing and coordinate special projects
Prepare reports to keep track of the RQC operations, the quality of
finished product and ingredients, as well as corrective action
plans and project, follow up
Perform Unannounced audits for all RQCs
Evaluate and propose the use of new technology to improve
Monitor and work on cost savings in the department.
Ensure generated metrics are reported in a timely matter and
oversee all quality food safety reports.
Communicate findings to the appropriate instances in BBU and
request (or support to build if necessary) corrective action plans
to eliminate deviations and improve BBU quality.
Consolidate, review, analyze the information, and identify valuable
insights considering a wide business perspective using other
information sources (plants scoring reports, TraceGains, WinSPC,
third-party analysis, BBU specifications database, technical
bibliography, etc.) and report to top management on a scheduled
Support for Superior Quality Always initiative, acting as main
contact for product standard development per visual aids
Report and track quality metrics, including 60/40 Consumer Testing,
Product Specification, and Codebooks.
Support for Windows Statistical Process Control and the Finished
Product Scoring Tool.
Manage Non-GMO and organic programs and audits are in compliance
and covered. Involved in troubleshooting if any
Ensure all customers' requests are fulfilled in a timely
Create and promote an active Quality Mindset, "Create the
Assist in special projects that may arise for quality.
Support of bakeries and co-manufacturers in continuous improvement
of quality/food safety systems
Conduct and /or attend staff management meetings People
Ensure the delivery of the People Strategy within the area of
Manage, coach, and develop a high-performing Quality System team
that meets agreed objectives, and delivers best practice results,
added value, and continuous improvements
Manage and lead the team.
Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and
record on appropriate systems
Communicate KPIs from the strategic annual plan so that each
employee is aware
Provide technical expertise to the teamKey Behavioral
Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere
Anticipates and overcomes obstacles
Embraces personal challenge
Confident, rounded thinking
Takes ownership for team cohesion and team development
Is resilient, optimistic, and open to change
A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate
Focused, target driven with a positive, can-do attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Organized and Attention to detail and ability to analyze and
Comfortable working in a participative team environment.
Organized, comfortable supervising and managing others, and
persistent to achieve goals.
Data analysis capable.
Leadership skills and good communicator (verbal and
written)Education and Work History:
BS degree, preferably Food Science or related major. MBA is a
Seven (7) years minimum experience in the food industry, with five
(3-5) years in Food Safety, Sanitation Quality Assurance, Quality
Systems, Total Quality, and/or Food Industry Lab Analysis, Formula
Management, and process controls.
Bakery operations management experience a plus.
HACCP & GFSI (SQF, BRC, IFS, etc.) Certified
FDA - PCQI:
Preventive Controls Qualified Individual
Familiarity with federal and state regulations, 6 sigma, ISO, AIB,
and GFSI Standards.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and
Experience in finished product evaluation, analytical testing,
business leadership and management, and project management.
Medium to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint,
Word, SharePoint, and Outlook.
Domestic and international traveling 50% - 60%The physical and
mental demands described in each job posting are representative of
those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the
essential functions of each job. Reasonable accommodations may be
requested to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions of each job.Bimbo Bakeries USA is
an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal
employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of
race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual
orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability,
genetic information, marital status, veteran status, any other
classification protected by law.
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