Quality Compliance Team Lead in Topeka at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Our client is a major worldwide consumer products company, ranked in the Fortune 200. Indeed.com identified them as one of 25 of the biggest and brightest corporations that are going the extra mile to help employees achieve the elusive “work-life balance.” Fortune Magazine identifies them as one of the top 50 World's Most Admired Companies.

This newly created position will provide you with bench strength to grow your Quality career in the food production industry.
As a Compliance Team Leader, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the manufacturing site’s quality systems and regulatory compliance including: 
  • Regulatory Compliance: Understands and influences the implementation of all plant, company and government standards for Food Safety, HACCP, GMP’s and FSMA initiatives.
  • Documentation / Communication: Lead, implement, monitor and control the Document Control programs.
  • Standardization and Training:  Deliver quality training of SOP’s and Quality Standards to the site. Ensure regulatory programs are in compliance; Monitor and report Customer Complaint trends and history.
  • Continuous Improvement: Lead site continuous improvement in creating and maintaining an Internal Audit Program, Management of Change, Corrective & Preventive Action, and Non-conformance program to improve Food Safety and cGMP compliance.
  • Product Release:  Supervise product release process to ensure all documents related to production are reviewed for all finished product release criteria, HACCP and cGMP compliance.
  • Manage Direct Reports:  Directs & schedules work, conduct performance appraisals, conduct training and manages work performance. 
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree or higher in Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Food Science or other related technical field.
  • 5 + years manufacturing experience in a Food or Drug/GMP environment (human or pet)
  • 3 + years experience in a Quality related field
  • 3 + years supervisory experience
  • Experience in managing FDA regulatory inspections
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of HACCP, Food Safety, FSMA, Statistical Process Controls
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality Standards and Systems
  • Certification in HACCP or Food Defense
  • Certified Auditor
  • SAP experience


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