Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Food Science or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
Years of Related Experience: 5+ years related experience (Quality Engineering with Six Sigma Green Belt experience preferred)
Sound mathematical and basic food science understanding
Good knowledge of statistics and statistical process control (SPC)
Understanding of the manufacturing environment and basic production operation
Strong computer skills and ability to learn technical software. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs with strong Excel skills
The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with demonstrated influence management skills. Comfortable in small group and large group settings.
Must be detail oriented take initiative and able to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
Ability to solve problems ranging from basic to complex
Strong project management skills
Understanding of food safety HACCP and basic food regulatory requirements
Proven people management and delegation skills
Ability to develop positive relationships and work cross functionally
The employing subsidiaries of Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.