Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.
Perrigo Nutritionals is currently searching for a Quality Assurance Engineer for our Infant Formula manufacturing facility in Georgia, Vermont.
Under the direction of the Quality Manager, the Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for leading, from a quality and food safety perspective, product deviation investigations. The key objective of this role is to develop and maintain quality processes to reduce variation in operating methods thereby improving the reliability and repeatability of processes and eliminating defects. The Quality Assurance Engineer will support the manufacturing facility and drive a preventative quality culture through data driven activities.
Works cross-functionally with Continuous Improvement Team to manage, disposition, and develop system improvements for OOS and defective materials (raw, packaging components, finished product) using TPM process (e.g., FMEA, SPC, 5 Why, 12 Step, DMAIC, Risk Assessments, etc.).
Critically analyze processes, systems, and practices to identify current gaps and opportunities for improvement
Drives process capability improvements through variation reduction, error-proofing, and implementation of statistics; this includes collecting and analyzing data to identify and prioritize
Identifies opportunities and delivers improvement of product and process quality
Acts as SME for start-up of processes and quality troubleshooting /consultation.
Develops capabilities of Production, Packaging, Warehouse and Quality Teams to understand and implement of quality/ food safety standards and best practices
Bachelor’s degree in food science, microbiology, or closely aligned field
Minimum three (3) years experience in and knowledge of manufacturing in infant formula, food or beverage, or similar industry is required.
Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply cGMPs and US FDA laws and requirements in an FDA regulated industry.
Demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks and change priorities to meet project deadlines.
Excellent analytical skills are essential, including well developed interpersonal skills.
Prior professional experience in inspection, quality control, food safety and quality assurance in an infant formula, pharma, food, beverage or related industry is required.
Computer literacy is required.