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Cargill Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Facility Manager in Iowa Falls, Iowa

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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Facility Manager is responsible for assuring that all final product shipments meet or exceed the company, customer and regulatory requirements. In this role, you will maintain and continuously improve the product safety and quality culture at the site as well as the management systems which include methods, procedures, maintenance, calibration, cross checks, training, auditing raw materials verification and purchasing. You will be a member of the leadership team and will often be the primary contact for direct customer and regulatory interactions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive the food safety, quality and regulatory culture at the site acting as part of the location leadership team to ensure standards and expectations are being met and actively participate in the development of strategic initiatives and budgets.

  • Provide leadership, organization and communication to the team in a manner that results in an engaged team and safe environment.

  • Develop and assess systems and processes, plan and direct all food safety, quality and regulatory programs and change management, implement product specification systems, drive continuous improvement and provide input to leaders related to capital needs to maintain product safety initiatives.

  • Foster relationships with customers and regulatory agencies to respond to questions or concerns and issue appropriate resolutions.

  • Perform prevention activities to proactively identify risks and take necessary actions to prevent food safety, quality and regulatory issues across the location.

  • Analyze, review and interpret policies and regulations, implements predefined customer and supplier standards, monitor regulatory activities and act as a liaison with local regulatory authorities to ensure compliance of regulations and policies.

  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Experience with an approved audit scheme

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of supervisory experience

  • Experience managing and deploying a food safety, quality and regulatory management systems

  • Technical knowledge and experience with grain, biodiesel or glycerin manufacturing

  • Experience with lab management systems including instrumentation calibration, validation and method adherence

  • Experience interacting with internal and external customers

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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