Land O' Lakes Quality Assurance Supervisor - Purina Animal Nutrition in Evansville, Indiana

The Land O’Lakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the company’s many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land O’Lakes business units, members and customers.

Position Purpose: This position gives you the opportunity to be the head of all of our quality programs, ensuring safe animal feed is produced in a manufacturing environment.

Our QA practices are housed in our FQMS (Feed Quality Management System). Following these practices, you will be able to implement new policies as regulations change as well as maintain existing practices.

You will also interact with the production staff, providing coaching and training on quality standards, HACCP, and other regulatory initiatives. You will also lead continuous improvement projects and also provide root cause analysis and corrective actions to resolve issues.

Experience-Education (Required): Bachelors degree in Feed Science or related field. 2 years of progressive experience in quality assurance in feed, food or related fields of operation.

Competencies-Skills (Required): Knowledge of regulatory requirements to include HACCP, GMP's. Possess integrity in products, processes, and relationships. Strong communication/interpersonal/training/coaching skills Effective written and oral communication skills. Analytical problem solving/root cause analysis . Ability to be insightful and act strategically and also tactically. Ability to handle customer complaints.

Experience-Education (Preferred): 2 years working a QA role within a full line lifestyle feed plant. Previous supervisory / regulatory experience. Advanced degree in feed science or other related field.

Competencies-Skills (Preferred): Knowledge of FDA and other applicable regulatory agencies SOP's.

Percentage of Travel: Negligible

*EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing. *

Primary Location: US-Indiana-Evansville
Job Function: Manufacturing and Operations
Organization: Supply Chain
Job Type: Experienced
Travel: No
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2017
Req ID: P-4569