Niagara Bottling LLC Aseptic Quality Manager - New Facility in Kansas City, MO in Kansas City, Missouri
At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.
Consider applying here, if you want to:
Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
Develop lasting relationships with great people.
Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.
Aseptic Quality Manager - New Facility in Kansas City, MO
This role is based at Niagara's new facility in Kansas City, MOAdministers policies and programs ensuring that organizational products and processes meet established quality standards. Implement quality standards, ensures and executes compliance on every stage of the process.
Lead the facility in all Food Safety, Packaging Quality and Product Quality related activities.
Serve as the primary plant liaison within the facility for all Company Quality Assurance Initiatives, Niagara Corporate Quality and Third Party Audits
Trend analytical data and develop initiatives to improve plant performance against Niagara quality measures and ensure plant compliance with company and regulatory standards
Track, analyze, and lead root cause analysis for all quality and customer complaint issues within the plant
Ensure compliance and record keeping for all mandated quality checks, testing, sampling and sanitation activities within the plant
Monitor the microbiological program; collect and conduct microbiological analysis of product and process samples when necessary
Perform water testing equipment evaluations and calibrations
Conduct regular reviews of the facility’s Pre-requisite Programs, GMP Compliance and Sanitation Compliance
Serve as the facility Food Safety Program Coordinator, HACCP Coordinator and SQF Practitioner
Manage budgeting, purchasing and inventory of QA operating supplies such as filters, chemicals and lab supplies
Monitor the performance and competencies of plant QA staff and provide leadership, coaching, discipline and development as needed
Assist the Research & Development team with formulation adjustments, product evaluations, and product launch activities
Maintain a safe work environment and support all plant safety programs
Assist with weekend and holiday coverage as needed
Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.
4 Years – Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
4 Years – Experience in Position
4 Years – Experience managing people/projects
*experience may include a combination of work experience and education
Computer literate with proficiency in, but not limited to: Microsoft Office Applications, Visio, Oracle Business Systems, Infinity QS, etc
Detail-Oriented with Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
Knowledge of water chemistry, microbiological analysis methods, chemical analysis methods, laboratory systems and beverage sanitation practices
Demonstrated ability to use data for creative problem solving, experience using statistical software packages
6 Years– Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
6 Years – Experience working in Position
6 Years – Experience managing people/projects
*experience may include a combination of work experience and education
This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:
Lead Like an Owner
Manages a safe working environment, accurately documents safety related training, and effectively communicates safety incidents
Provides strategic input and oversight to departmental projects
Makes data driven decisions and develops sustainable solutions
Skilled in reducing costs and managing timelines while prioritizing long run impact over short term wins
Makes decisions by putting overall company success first before department/individual success
Leads/facilitates discussions to get positive outcomes for the customer
Makes strategic decisions which prioritize the needs of the customer over departmental/individual goals
Continuously evaluates existing programs and processes, and develops new initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce waste
Creates, monitors, and responds to departmental performance metrics to drive continuous improvement
Communicates a clear vision, organizes resources effectively, and adjusts the strategy as needed when managing change
Find a Way
Demonstrates ability to think analytically and synthesize complex information
Effectively delegates technical tasks to subordinates
Works effectively with departments, vendors, and customers to achieve organizational success
Identifies opportunities for collaboration in strategic ways
Empowered to be Great
Makes hiring decisions primarily based on culture fit and attitude, and secondarily based on technical expertise
Engages in long term talent planning
Provides opportunities for the development of all direct reports
Understands, identifies, and addresses conflict within own team and between teams
Bachelor's Degree in Food Science/Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Engineering or other related field
Master's Degree in Food Science/Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Engineering or other related field
Preferred: HACCP Certification
Required: None Required
Preferred: None Required
This job is intended to be performed entirely outside of Colorado
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Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!
Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere.
From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.
We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family!
Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.