This role is responsible for managing incoming Food Safety and Quality for our animal protein products, including chicken, sausage, bacon and eggs. If a quality or safety issue is identified, this person will work with Suppliers to implement corrective actions. This person will also work on protein specific projects targeted towards ongoing issues or new product roll outs.
In addition to this, this person will be responsible for 8+ protein facilities across several different Suppliers, serve as part of the SQS and animal-protein team, as well as lead and participate in cross-functional teams where input and technical support are provided, and decisions are made.
This role requires advanced knowledge in the field in order to manage suppliers' overall performance, with a wide latitude on actions and decisions with suppliers. This role will determine Corrective Actions with Suppliers, as well as, have the authority to initiate product withdrawals based on identified issues with the Supplier due to Quality or Food Safety.
This role will also represent Chick-fil-A at industry conferences, universities, and Operator meetings.
+ Oversee and promote food safety and quality programs to ensure compliance to standards
+ Conduct onsite visits of protein production facilities
+ Build strong, collaborative working relationships with suppliers while driving for results
+ Monitor and analyze incoming data to identify quality trends at production facilities
+ Identify and approve Corrective Actions with Suppliers
+ Serve the Chick-fil-A Operator by fielding and documenting product issues
+ Exhibit good communication skills with a variety of audiences from production personnel to plant management, Supply Chain Leadership, Cross-functional teams and Operators
+ Onboard new production facilities, as needed
+ Attend initial production runs in order to validate new products
+ Oversee quality and food safety from 8+ Supplier production facilities
+ Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Poultry Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field
+ 5 years of experience in Food Science, Poultry Science or a related field
+ BRC, SQF
+ Green, Yellow or Black Belt
Food Science, Poultry Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field
External Company Name: Chick-fil-A, Inc.
External Company URL: www.chick-fil-a.com
Street: 5200 Buffington Rd.