Quality Manager - 2nd Shift
Ken’s Foods is a family owned business that takes pride in its roots. Ken's Foods, Inc was incorporated in 1958, and currently has plant operations in Marlborough, Massachusetts, McDonough, Georgia, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Lebanon, Indiana. In addition, Ken's employs over 1000 employees nationally. To this day, Ken’s is still owned by the same family, as they continue their tradition of flavor obsession. Joining Ken’s Foods is becoming part of an enthusiastic team. Whether you’re in our state-of-the-art facilities or in our corporate headquarters, you’ll enjoy a warm company culture and get all the tools you will need to succeed in your career.
The Quality Manager (known internally as Quality Team Lead) is responsible for developing and coaching a staff of QA Technicians and handling the Plant's Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance programs. Ensure compliance with company and government procedures. Inspect, audit and validate all phases of quality performance (quality at the source, raw materials, production, packaging and distribution).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directly oversee employees in the Quality Assurance Department. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; coaching and development of team; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving obstacles.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University (specializing in Food Science); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Employment with Ken’s Foods is contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, background screening, and pre-employment assessment.