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Job Description:/h3:
Farmer Brothers has an excellent opportunity for a Supplier and Co:Man Quality Manager. This individual is responsible for development, enhancement and maintenance aspects to the Farmer Brothers Co Supplier and Co:man Quality program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: development or enhancement of program aspects, engagement during new supplier evaluations, on:site audits and direct interface with critical suppliers in terms quality, troubleshooting of quality related issues and providing consultative quality input. This aspect requires strong/regular interface with
Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, and R and D (new product development).
:Maintain the Supplier
Qualification/Approval process for quality and associated paperwork in support of the system.
:Support the evaluation and risk categorization of suppliers based on key performance metrics including audits, quality objectives, and complaints.
:Perform on:site supplier audits for supplier and co:man/contract manufacturers.
:Responsible for tracking supplier audit corrective actions and verifying the effectiveness.
:Identify supplier compliance issues; help to resolve issues in a timely manner.
:Analyze supplier related defect data to determine root cause.
:Partner with Purchasing/ Procurement and R and D to continuously improve supplier relationships.
:Monitor key performance indicators and provide required metrics to senior management.
:Partner with functional leaders to ensure alignment in identification of risks and projects associated with contract manufacturing organizations and other types of suppliers.
:Interact frequently with functional peer group managers.
:Identify and manage continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.
:Represent the Quality Assurance Group to ensure co:manufactured products meet manufacturing and customer specifications.
:Provide leadership, consultation and direction to contracted sites on quality, food safety issues, and complaint resolution.
:Develop/track supplier quality metrics that drive decision making including first pass compliance, customer complaints etc.
:Implement best in class supplier quality management processes that drive improvement.
:Manage supplier quality technician.
:The position includes approximately 10:15 travel.
:May perform other duties as assigned.
:7:10 years of experience working in the area of quality and food safety within a food manufacturing environment.
:Bachelor of Science Degree (i.e. Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, etc.). Significant experience in quality assurance/control, operations, analytical or other technical functional area.
:The candidate will have cross functional experience with ability to interface with multiple groups to develop and implement Quality Management Systems (QMS).
:Significant experience and knowledge of GMP, and food ingredient quality control systems, and HACCP.
:Minimum of 3 years experience conducting internal or third party audits.
:Strong planning, organization, and time management skillspany Description:/h3:
Founded in 1912, Farmer Bros. Co. is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. The Company is a direct distributor of coffee to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants (QSRs), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other food service providers, as well as private brand retailers in the QSR, grocery, drugstore, restaurant, convenience store, and independent coffee house channels. The Companys product lines include roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee:related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted iced and hot teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, dressings, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves.
Headquartered in Northlake, TX., F


• Location: Fort Worth

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