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Associate Quality Specialist - 1st shift

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Milton
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder direct supervision, implements programs within the functional area of the FPRA group. Supports the implementation of relevant Quality and Food Safety processes and procedures. Responsible for the daily execution of activities related area of expertise and focus.
Position ResponsibilitiesAssists in designing and implementation of processes and procedures within assigned technical area(s) of responsibility.Participates on cross functional teams to assure effective implementation and adherence of QA initiatives and process improvement of our suppliers, under limited supervision.Performs assigned technical tasks/duties associated with department processes and procedures.Gathers and studies data to understand trends and issues and to make decisions related to product safety and quality in areas of assigned responsibility.Provides technical and decision-making support and analyzes data in managing situations and issues relative to quality and/or food safety as necessary.Interfaces/provides technical support to appropriate functions and employees to assure regulatory compliance, food safety and quality of company's products.Interfaces with company facilities to facilitate an ongoing effective relationship with packaging material suppliers.Evaluates effectiveness and assures continuous improvement in assigned areas of responsibility.Position QualificationsBS in Food, Biological or Chemical Science or related field is preferred.Minimum of 1 year industry experience required.Knowledge of food safety and quality systems and manufacturing processes, technologies or other relevant area of responsibility.Familiarity in using continuous improvement tools (SPC, Capability Studies, etc.) and fundamentals.Knowledge of government regulatory requirements in food packaging (GFSI, FSMA, FDA, USDA)Sound report writing, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).Demonstrated strength in setting an example for others.Troubleshooting, data analysis, and investigative skills required.Ability to travel up to 40% of the time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible company
representative.Physical Requirements (optional)Ability to sit, walk and/or stand for up to 8 hours a dayClimbing to various heights via stairs or ladders on a regular basisPushing/pulling various plant materials and/or equipmentWill maneuver in cramped/confined spacesExposure to manufacturing environments for up to 8 hours per work day to include:
loud noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, slippery conditions, dirt, fumes, smoke, smells and allergies Frequent bending and/or crawling; must be able to move safely and freely around machineryDriving a company or rental vehicle for up to 8 hours if neededOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Harrisburg , Associate Quality Specialist - 1st shift, Other , Milton, Pennsylvania

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