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Nestlé Nutrition, part of Nestlé S.A., is a world leader in nutrition, health and wellness.  Gerber Products Company, founded in 1928, officially joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007. Nestlé Nutrition and Gerber’s combined resources and scientific research expertise have enabled the company to become a worldwide leader in early childhood nutrition. Gerber produces more than 400 food products, all of which are a part of the proprietary Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system. The Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system combines products, educational resources and services that are designed to encourage the early establishment of healthy eating habits in children from birth to preschool.

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job Number 17004900 Company Nestle Nutrition Location Fremont, Michigan

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Gerber Products Company dba Nestlé Infant Nutrition is seeking a QualityAssurance Supervisor in Fremont, MI. Leads a small team to plan, coordinate, and execute quality activities related to the production and release for a business unit produced in accordance with government regulations and Nestlé standards in a cost-effective manner

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manager
All employees

Quality guardianship - Notify appropriate production personnel / management of significant deviations and products blocked.

People and know-how - Lead and motivate the team in the achievement of their objectives. Contribute to the development of competence of quality professionals. Promote quality awareness and commitment to quality across the unit. Develop, provide and facilitate Quality training modules for the Business unit staff.

Quality System - Define and update the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools for the Business unit. Contribute to define and follow-up on quality KPIs. Set operational objectives in collaboration with the Factory Quality Manager. Author and revise forms / Sops as necessary.

Quality Mastership - Support Nestlé Continuous Excellence program in the quest for zero defect. Support activities to achieve compliance with the Nestlé Quality Management System requirements and other applicable instructions and standards. Assist and support all validation activities in the Business unit. Act as a Quality liaison for the Business unit for Hygiene, HACCP & Thermal process activities 

Quality auditing and verification - Support unit readiness for internal and external audits. Perform trouble shooting and corrective action follow-up of non-conformities. Support Management of Change (MOC) implementation. Work with external certification and regulatory parties as required such as FDA, USDA, Kosher and Organic programs

Quality by design - Support and act as Quality liaison for AG / PTC projects during industrialization and launch steps.

Quality control activities - Act as positive release coordinator for Business units products.

Qualifications

Experience:
Academic Experience:
University graduate or equivalent (preferred microbiology, chemistry or food science).

Operational Experience:
Exposure to different jobs within the Business unit (production, maintenance) or within Quality (Quality specialist).
Minimum of 3-5 years of related Quality experience

Business Experience:
Different exposure (e.g. Mission, Special Projects etc).

Other Skills:
1. Leadership and people development skills.
2. Local language and English language written and spoken.
3. Able to set priorities and delegate activities.



The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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