Team Lead, Quality

Employee Type:

Full time


KY Buckner

Job Type:


Job Posting Title:

Team Lead, Quality

Job Description:

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains close rapport with production to identify, solve and prevent problems affecting quality.

  • Food Defense Coordinator

  • Maintain policies and procedures in accordance with company policies and food safety governing bodies.

  • Schedule and assigns workload to direct reports

  • Directs product quality surveillance of manufacturing areas with possible HACCP monitoring, conducts periodic facility inspections and may perform daily bacteriological environmental inspections in critical plant areas

  • Supervises special inspections for incoming materials, end-of-run products, disposition of nonconforming products

  • Coordinates with production in the monitoring of packaging lines for effective control of weights, metal detection, codes and product/package integrity.

  • Manages laboratory operations

  • Safely and accurately perform all duties as required for this position to ensure the safety and quality of our products.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Critical Skill Requirements:

  • BS in a related field

  • Experience with HACCP preferred.

  • Food Defense Coordinator certification preferred or ability to obtain certification within 2 years

  • 3 year related experience

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be able to perform the following: standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.

  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Good physical condition with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs frequently.

  • Good hand/eye coordination, motor skills, 20/20 corrected vision and hearing within the normal range.

Environmental, Health and Safety Requirements:

  • Must wear all required personal protection equipment associated with specific manufacturing work environment and job duties as stated in the Employee Handbook, posted policies, or as assigned by leadership personnel.

  • Maintain clean and safe working environment and follow all safety policies and procedures, such as lock out/tag out, safe lifting techniques, and all others as instructed.

  • Inform Management of any food safety or quality issues or of any processes which become noncompliant with specified requirements.

Food Safety:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required.

  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.

  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.

  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.

  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.

  • Controls further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Click Here to Email Your Resum? . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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