QA & Co-pack Manager Job Opportunity Multinational FMCG Company – Lagos March, 2015
Main Job Purpose:
Overall responsible for Quality Assurance, Production and Dispatch planning for co-packer. Ensure co-packers adherence to Heinz quality system, production is carried out by co-packer as per the orders and dispatches of the product are done according to schedule given by Supply Chain team.
1) Quality Assurance:
Overall responsibility for ensuring product produced at the co-packer meets the Heinz requirements
Ensure co-packers implement all the Heinz quality System requirement
Track and resolve and quality complaints
Conduct Quality Audits for Co-packers and Suppliers on periodic basis
Responsible for implementation of Corrective Action Plans (CAP) arising out of audits
Develop and implement Quality Assurance improvement for the co-packer
Conduct formal quality improvement meeting (QIM) with co-packer once a quarter
Responsible for updating Quality policies, Finished Product specification, Quality monitoring plan
Monitor Quality Assurance performance measures such as KPI’s, CPM (Complaint per Million) and % Right First Time.
Communicate and train co-packer on updated Heinz Quality Assurance policies and standards
Ensure no misuse of company trade marks are done
Responsible for getting the detailed monthly production plan signed off by co-packer
Ensure the production slots are available so as to fulfill Heinz requirement
Share monthly production and dispatch plan with the co-packer
Monitor RM/PM stock level at the co-packer
Stong cross-functional player and should have the skill-set to lead and coordinate the activities. A self-starter.
Coordinate with Supply Chain team on the dispatches and ensure dispatches happen as per the monthly schedule.
The job requires travel that may be as high as 20-30%, as per business needs
Desired Skills and Experience
Leadership, Managing people, Relationship Management, Developing Self, Team Commitment, Passion for Growth.
Degree in Engineering or Food Technology or Chemistry
Well versed with HACCP, ISO 9000, ISO 22000
ISO 22000/ ISO 9000 Lead Auditor added advantage
Minimum Experience 4-6 years working with food industry. Minimum 3 years of experience in medium to senior role in Quality Assurance function for the factory. A 2-3 yrs shop floor supervisory role in a food manufacturing environment would be a plus.
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