Job Openings: KCO Resource Management

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Manager of Supplier Quality

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Manager of Supplier Quality
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Manager of Supplier Quality

Looking to join a growing Quality team? The Manager of Supplier Quality will be based outside of Boston at a local plant and have one direct report. This role will ensure supplier compliance with local and corporate standards and must have heavy quality experience in a food manufacturing environment. Please apply with us if interested!


Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Coordinate with plant quality teams to alleviate supplier performance issues at local and other company plants
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety & quality that apply to company procedures
  • Ensures supplier compliance to all company requirements
  • Coordinate with project management team on all projects and lead relationships with suppliers for the new development process, specs & new technology
  • Oversee the implementation of quality standards and processes to improve operational efficiencies and work to reduce & eliminate waste
  • Effectively communicate with suppliers on quality issues, corporate teams, and purchasing
  • Coordinate with R&D and procurement/purchasing for approval of new suppliers



Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Masters Degree in related field is required
  • 5-10 years’ experience with quality in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have QA management experience in a food manufacturing environment. Refrigerated foods is ideal.
  • Lean/Six sigma experience is ideal
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice, when the world opens back up
  • Strong knowledge of food processing specification management systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access & Lotus Notes are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication needed
  • Able to take direction and be a strong team member
  • Must be able to have a flexible work schedule, work weekends and OT as needed






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