Supplier Quality Program Manager - Food-Bev Mfg -
Job Opportunity at J.D. Cotter Search, Inc.

Posted on Oct 8

http://www.jdcotter.com    +1 (614) 895-2065

Location: Kansas City, KS
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4169155

Here's a great Supplier QA opportunity with a national multi-site food/bev manufacturing company!   Travel 25-50% to vendor and plant sites!

Supplier Quality Program Manager -- Kanas City, KS -- $85-98,000 plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits.  Relocation assistance provided - Possible to work from in-home office.        

  • No direct reports.  This is a Program Manager position
  • Travel-25-50%

Focus of of the Supplier Quality Program Manager role:
This role is about working cross-functionally with groups/manufacturing divisions  (procurement, R&D, legal, logistics, manufacturing, etc.) to build
best-in-class supply quality program and consistency across the company. 

We have approximately 2,000 raw material suppliers and 40-60 co-packers.  Along with program development and management will also be involved in audits,
corrective actions with vendors (CAPA’s) and program management

Qualifications/Experience for the Supplier Quality Program Manager:

  • Bachelor degree required  
  • 3 plus years of experience in food/beverage manufacturing industry working with vendor management, auditing and FSMA compliance
  • Experience working cross-functionally to build supplier/vendor quality programs and requirements
  • Strong background in supply quality-raw materials/ingredients, food safety, food processing, FSMA, HACCP, risk assessment and raw material specification development
  • Need to have had experience applying scientific methods/experimental design to assess risks related to kill step in processes of pathogens-lethality studies
  • Strong in building raw material specifications for ingredients
  • Experienced in developing/executing vulnerability assessments (food fraud defense) with suppliers/co-manufactures
  • Well versed in FSMA/SQF
  • Well versed in HACCP
  • Well versed in auditing
  • Experience investigating quality issues (root cause analysis) and CAPA’s. 

Apply for immediate consideration!  We are scheduling interviews now!  


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