Monroe, NH – Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager

Overall Responsibility:  The Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager will be the champion for instilling a culture of quality and continuous improvement throughout the organization.  This position is primarily responsible for overseeing the Company quality and continuous improvement programs.

Key areas of Responsibility: 

Quality:

Supervises and mentors the quality assurance team to ensure:

  • HACCP compliance
  • SQF Program effectiveness
  • Completion and follow-up to internal audits to ensure compliance of food safety protocols
  • Validation of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and other SQF programs
  • Personnel training on HACCP, SQF, GMP’s and JHA’s
  • Annual SQF Audits and maintenance of department records
  • Management of consumer inquiries or complaints
  • Current certification for all farms and processing facilities.

Continuous Improvement

  • Work with management and leadership team to identify and prioritize improvement initiatives
  • Develop and implement appropriate improvement strategies
  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives, establishing KPIs and ensuring performance improvements.
  • Coach, facilitate or lead advanced improvement events such as Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen events, 5s, Visual Management, etc.
  • Develop and implement a tracking and monitoring system to ensure the effective implementation and sustainment of CI initiatives
  • Driving KPI improvements
  • Lead and mentor internal CI team
  • Develop and implement personnel training program to develop a continuous improvement culture throughout all levels of the organization

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree preferred
  • 3+ years previous food industry experience preferred
  • Related experience in management, team leadership and staff development
  • HACCP Certification preferred
  • SQF Practitioner preferred
  • Proven project management skills
  • Willingness to travel to multiple plant facilities

To Apply for this position, choose one of the following:

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