Main Job Purpose:
Overall responsible for Quality Assurance, Production and Dispatch planning for co-packer. Ensure co-packers adherence to Heinz quality system, production is carried out by co-packer as per the orders and dispatches of the product are done according to schedule given by Supply Chain team.
1) Quality Assurance:a) A. Overall responsibility for ensuring product produced at the co-packer meets the Heinz requirements
b) Ensure co-packers implement all the Heinz quality System requirement
c) Track and resolve and quality complaints
d) Conduct Quality Audits for Co-packers and Suppliers on periodic basis
e) Responsible for implementation of Corrective Action Plans (CAP) arising out of audits
f) Develop and implement Quality Assurance improvement for the co-packer
g) Conduct formal quality improvement meeting (QIM) with co-packer once a quarter
h) Responsible for updating Quality policies, Finished Product specification, Quality monitoring plan
i) Monitor Quality Assurance performance measures such as KPI's, CPM (Complaint per Million) and % Right First Time.
j) Communicate and train co-packer on updated Heinz Quality Assurance policies and standards
k) Ensure no misuse of company trademarks are done
2) Operations:a) Responsible for getting the detailed monthly production plan signed off by co-packer
b) Ensure the production slots are available so as to fulfill Heinz requirement
c) Share monthly production and dispatch plan with the co-packer
d) Monitor RM/PM stock level at the co-packer
e) Strong cross-functional player and should have the skill-set to lead and coordinate the activities. A self-starter.
a) Coordinate with Supply Chain team on the dispatches and ensure dispatches happen as per the monthly schedule.
Desired Skills and Experience
Leadership, Managing people, Relationship Management, Developing Self, Team Commitment, Passion for Growth.
- Degree in Engineering or Food Technology or Chemistry
- Well versed with HACCP, ISO 9000, ISO 22000
- ISO 22000/ ISO 9000 Lead Auditor added advantage
Minimum Experience 4-6 years working with food industry. Minimum 3 years of experience in medium to senior role in Quality Assurance function for the factory. A 2-3 yrs shop floor supervisory role in a food manufacturing environment would be a plus.