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(Archived) Quality Specialist (Food Safety)

Last Updated: 12/02/20

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Quality Specialist (Food Safety) Job Description Not only is Purina an industry leader and at the cutting edge of pet food innovations that are revolutionizing the business, we’ve set the gold standard in Quality Assurance. We’re backed by a 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, but more significantly, we’re grounded in a strong values system of developing high-quality products with unconditional integrity, passion, expertise, performance and innovation.
We’re recognized at the top of the QA ladder within the greater Nestlé organization, the world’s largest food company. As the Quality Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting pet food factories in a holistic approach to food safety focusing in areas of HACCP, Pathogen Monitoring Program, Foreign Body Prevention, Integrated Pest Management, Good Manufacturing Practices, and sanitation. Based at Purina World Headquarters in St. Louis, MO, you’ll manage relationships with a variety of internal and external customers spread across the US and Canada. This role requires the ability to travel up to 60% of the time.
As a culture that continuously challenges us to Stand Tall and think “What’s Next?” we’ll empower you to challenge the status quo in quality. Join a company that believes in bettering our work every day to enrich the lives of pets and the people who love them.

  • Quality expert supporting NPPC factories in specific area of expertise of food safety, HACCP, Pathogen Monitoring Program, Foreign Body Prevention, Integrated Pest Management, Good Manufacturing Practices, and sanitation
  • Work cross-functionally with Division teams and factories
  • Promote quality awareness across the company and lead change as part of project teams
  • Contribute to competence development, including training and coaching, of quality professionals across the organization
  • Author and update specific quality policies, procedures and standards
  • Participate in quality factory audits and communicate efficiently internally and externally
  • Develop and build professional relationships with different functions of value chain based on trust and open communication
  • Review, track and trend QA data and provide useful insight to team and factories
  • Associate’s Degree in a related discipline with 2+ years of experience in food safety, food quality, military or related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and experience with Power Bi reporting preferred.

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Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...