T. Marzetti Company is looking for someone to be based in Northern NJ to conduct quality assurance audits of plant production facilities assuring company, customer and government standards are maintained and product integrity is preserved for each product produced. Consult with plant management to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems and functions as an information source to various plant departments when special and critical quality issues occur.
Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:
Confirms that plant audit procedures are properly executed and assigned work schedules are maintained.
Determines overall plant product quality by conducting and evaluating various product sampling tests and tests related to raw materials/ingredients and packaging.
Informs plant management of progress of failures in daily production and any other matters that may affect the plant efficiency and/or the company.
Resolves major quality problems at plant production facilities, warehouses and market areas as required.
Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
Evaluates and takes corrective action when necessary with regard to product date coding and trade age management at all assigned levels of product movement.
Trains and instructs plant personnel in recommended quality control testing, equipment sanitation and general housekeping practices, and audits, confirms, and ensures these procedures are being maintained.
Consults with plant management on operational procedures to improve overall production efficiency.
Reviews plant evaluations with plant management, makes appropriate recommendations and establishes timetable
for improvement and corrections.
Conducts audits in all areas of quality production.
Communicates effectively – verbally & in writing – to employees, Management, customers and vendors
Reviews plant evaluations, prepares & submits reports to plant management and Director of Quality & makes appropriate recommendations & timetable for improvement and corrections.
Oversees the HAACP
Coordinates new product development and new product plant launches.
Assists in the development of special department projects in conjunction with the Quality Manager.
Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by management.
Must have ability to effectively communicate – verbally & in writing – to employees, other Management, customers & vendors.
BS or BA degree in food science, chemistry, or microbiology.
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
To apply, please use the link below to apply online at our corporate website: