Ready for a Challenge?
How passionate are you about quality? Could you succeed in a fast paced, world class, food manufacturing environment focused on safety, quality and customer service? Does working on a team obsessed with quality excite you? Does building a career with a young, fast growing and innovative company interest you?
We are one of the fastest growing food companies in the US; part of the new wave of American manufacturers and we are looking for Quality Managers with the right stuff.
Hearthside is seeking a Quality Manager in Nashville.
The Quality Manager is a location-based role responsible for directing all quality and food safety functions. Quallity Managers plan, direct and supervise all quality assurance practices and procedures, adhering to all local, state and federal food processing guidelines. This is a high-visibility role with considerable responsibilities requiring individuals capable of leading and working in a team environment.
Successful candidates possess good written and verbal communication skills, problem solving ability, conflict resolution skills, strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and an ability to adapt to changing situations. This person reports to the Plant Manager.
Who We Are
We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of food company, and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency is evident in every product we make.
Founded in 2009, today we operate 19 production facilities in seven states, employing over 7,500 people. In an industry growing at 2%, we made the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list three straight years. Our customers are some of the world's finest food companies.
Attributes for Success
Successful Quality Managers possess an ability to handle multiple high priority projects and assignments, have leadership ability, prior quality experience, work well on a team, can manage in all directions, are accountable for both team individual accomplishments, have good general software / technology experience. SAP experience is a plus.
The role is ultimately accountable for the overall quality of the facility. The quality manager and his team's duties may include: thorough inspections of areas, taking corrective action as required, monitoring and inspection of all incoming materials, ensuring proper rotation of same, develop all ingredient and nutritional information to be in regulatory compliance. Direct all quality assurance and food safety functions. Plan, direct and supervise all quality assurance practices and procedures adhering to local, state and federal food processing manufacturing guidelines.
* 4-year College or university degree.
* 4 years of experience in the food industry, preferably in a Quality Assurance/Food Safety role.
* Familiar with state and federal food processing regulations.
* Familiar with FSMA, GFSI requirements.
* Basic computer knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
* Ability to work with minimal supervision and at times independently.
* Good written and verbal communication skills.
A detailed job description with specific responsibilities, which may vary by location, will be provided during the interview process.
Hearthside offers a highly competitive compensation package, including salary, full healthcare benefits, 401(k) and more.
Education and training
We are hiring degreed candidates possessing the skills and traits noted above and the desire to build a career in world class manufacturing environment. Quality experience or experience in a related area, it is a strong plus.
If you are seeking an opportunity in world class manufacturing with a dynamic company, if you possess the skills and traits described above, and if you are ready for a challenge, Hearthside would like to hear from you.
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