Quality and Food Safety Manger - Bolton Food Plant
Bolton, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

The Site Quality and Food Safety Manger is responsible for Q&FS and Regulatory Requirements at site level and ensures that all products leaving the site are safe, legal and in line with consumer and customer expectations.

The job holder ensures a trustful, transparent, collaborative way of working with all relevant functions. The job holder is responsible for implementing and sustaining the Mars Quality Management Process, Standards and Systems and partner with Focused Improvement to ensure excellence in implementation of all new or improved products and processes.

The job holder is a member of the site management team and represents the site in all Q&FS related matters.

What are we looking for?

  • Master Degree Food Science or equivalent scientific degree (preferred)
  • 5+ years experience in a technical role, experience in Q&FS preferable
  • Line management experience or proven track record of coaching and developing teams and individual
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Programs and Food Safety Systems (FSSC, HACCP, GMPs) in food manufacturing plants
  • Experience in manufacturing plants with 24 / 7 operations
  • Proven track record of building collaborative, x-functional relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and local language
  • What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Responsible for Q&FS performance of the site.
  • Drives Quality mindset and owns the Q&FS processes, standards and systems, incl. internal and external audits.
  • Managing the Quality Management Program including setting and improving on procedures and policies
  • Ensures compliance to internal and external policies and legal requirements associated with Quality and Food Safety, Organic and Kosher Certifications.
  • Leads the implementation of the Mars Global Quality Standards.
  • Owner of the Product Related Incident Management Program and Q&FS related incidents and decisions.
  • Ensuring the site is up to date on food safety legal requirements and corporate requirements
  • Management of the 5 year quality and food safety roadmap for the site
  • Scoping out investment for Quality and Food Safety improvements including asset health check and Masterplan
  • Presentations to senior leaders on strategy and compliance
  • Management of the cultural quality program on site
  • Member of the Site leadership team, representing the Q&FS function and contributing to holistic site development topics and decisions (e.
  • g. talent agenda, site strategy, engagement).

  • Leading and developing the Site Q&FS team and providing the right environment for the team to thrive and deliver to full potential.
  • Develops six team members to ensure talented Associates are engaged, motivated and able to progress, building areas of relevant expertise (capabilities) in the team.
  • What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.
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