Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 7:14 PM
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there's more to being in business than just making a profit. That's the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it's never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It's about how you can grab everything that's within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long:term gain. It's about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we'll all be a little better off. It's that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
Mars has net sales of more than 33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare : PEDIGREE(R), ROYAL CANIN(R), WHISKAS(R), BANFIELD(R) Pet Hospital, CESAR(R), SHEBA(R), DREAMIES(R) and NUTRO(R); Chocolate : M and M'S(R), SNICKERS(R), DOVE(R), GALAXY(R), MARS(R), MILKY WAY(R) and TWIX(R); Wrigley : DOUBLEMINT(R), EXTRA(R), ORBIT(R) and 5(TM) chewing gums, SKITTLES(R) and STARBURST(R) candies, and ALTOIDS(R) AND LIFESAVERS(R) mints. Food : UNCLE BEN'S(R), DOLMIO(R), EBLY(R), MASTERFOODS(R), SEEDS OF CHANGE(R) and ROYCO(R); Drinks : ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS(TM), THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY(TM), KLIX(R) and FLAVIA(R); Symbioscience : COCOAVIA(R) and WISDOM PANEL(R).
Purpose of Role
This position is responsible for the management of quality systems across all functions the implementation of food safety and quality management programs. These programs are to be established, maintained, and audited in accordance with Mars, Incorporated quality standards ensuring compliance. Additionally, this role is responsible for ensuring that the operations of the Germantown, Maryland facility is maintained in accordance with relevant requirements of the 21 CFR part(s) 110, 111, and 11.
Partners with Commercial, R and D, and Quality Control Lab.
Manages all inbound supply risks, including material security, corporate compliance/code of ethics, and food safety
Communicates effectively with multiple customers in Commercial, R and D, and Supply.
Provides direction and influence for the development and implementation of all Company and federal mandated quality and food safety systems.
Directs the quality and product safety components of R and D:driven projects through quality planning, specifications development, and project oversight for compliance to good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and other company/regulation policies and guidelines.
Oversees the quality audit function for Mars Symbioscience (MSS) and assures effectiveness of the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of MSSs Quality Management System, such as Mars Quality Management Process (QMP) and FDA 21CFR111.
Represents the owners of the Mars business at the site location with respect to the quality and safety of products and the food processing environment; this responsibility includes participation in managing crises involving products, and on:going interpretation and follow:up of quality:relevant information from customers and consumers.
• Location: germantown, Northern Virginia
• Post ID: 27252003 nova