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Quality Assurance Supervisor

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Job ID 282714 Date posted 04/02/2024 Location : Hendek, Turkey Category  FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Quality Assurance Supervisor will lead a variety of food safety and quality assurance programs. In this role, you will supervise the audits and inspects processes that monitors food handling, storage and service operations to assure compliance with current food safety and quality regulatory requirements. You will lead and review the work of a team of analysts or inspectors that identify and evaluate the quality of raw materials, in process goods, procedures and operations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead and maintain quality control systems and product or process verification systems, including sampling procedures and analytical tests to ensure all products produced meet food safety quality requirements.
  • Provide overall leadership, development and talent management for direct reports, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training and budgeting.
  • Review regulatory environment and develop response protocols in preparation for new or amended food safety legislation.
  • Investigate food safety processes to ensure compliance and report noncompliance to management and governing bodies along with developing and implementing corrective action plans.
  • Evaluate vendors or suppliers for compliance with internal standards and external regulations and suggest changes with the goal of improving processes or products.
  • Responsible for internal audit systems and accountable for food safety related site improvements.
  • Lead customer audits and visits including corrective action close outs.
  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry and/or Animal Science
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years of directly related work experience
  • Advanced level in English is a must (both written and verbal)
  • Lean manufacturing and strong troubleshooting and process improvement skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of quality standards and tools to enhance product safety and quality continuous improvement
  • Experience in applying a structured approach to planning, prioritizing, administrating and completing projects successfully
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in microbiology, chemistry, Feed/Food science, animal science or related field
  • Advanced computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)
  • More than 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in quality assurance, food safety, food manufacturing, auditing, regulatory or related field
  • Previous project management experience
  • Practical knowledge of plant manufacturing processes and operations.

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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