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Manager QC, Savory Flavors N. America

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Quality Control/Assurance
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005056 Requisition #

Position Summary:
Responsible for managing and overseeing Quality Control Lab personnel and operations in batch correction, methodology development, record keeping and sample retention for raw materials intermediates and finished products. Support and guide facility efforts in GMPs, HACCP, GFSI/SQF audits, Allergen, and other quality compliance initiatives. Direct corrective actions program, and assist in problem solving for internal and external quality concerns.

Major Duties:
  • Establish and maintain site quality policy and objectives.
  • Assure Good Manufacturing Practice compliance for plant and laboratory operations and manufacturing records.
  • Responsible for systematic review and maintenance of site Quality System components in accordance with corporate policies, procedures, programs, applicable government regulations and third party requirements.
  • Direct site activities to evaluate, analyze, and report on product development, product and process performance.
  • Apply principles and processes for quality control to site activities.
  • Establish and operate site product complaint, field correction, and recall system.
  • Responsible for quality system compliance with government agencies and third party certification bodies.
  • Support the Supplier quality audit program to support supplier development initiatives.
  • Responsible for maintaining the site corrective action and preventative action program.
  • Provide a systematic review process to assure all products meet regulatory and conformance requirements prior to market release.
  • Maintain an effective change management system for manufacturing and R&D processes.
  • Responsible for Quality support of new product development process.
  • Lead in the application of appropriate statistically based tools to assess process and product capability.
  • Systematically assess and report quality system performance against internal and external standards.
  • Assure product development, manufacturing and control systems meet requirements of product technical files.
  • Supervise the plant QC technicians.
  • Ensure design verification and validation activities are completed.
  • Perform other duties and special assignments as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
BS degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or related technical field plus a minimum of 8 years Quality Control & Product Safety experience in a commercial or manufacturing environment. Previous supervisory experience of a QC Department required. Knowledge of FDA, HACCP, GFSI/SQF or BRC and ISO procedures and requirements.

Strong leadership and team-building skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles. Experience in Statistical process control and ability to benchmark test method protocols within and across the industry.

About Sensient Flavors & Fragrances:
Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

About Sensient Technologies Corporation:
Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands. Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer and excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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