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Big House Group Ltd.

Big House Group Ltd.

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We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 09859510, and our registered office is at Suite 10, Mawtec House, New Street, Mawdesley, L40 2QP

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24 Jan, 2020
DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.  DuPont Industrial Biosciences has an opening for a sales account manager in the Fuel Ethanol team.  The sales account manager would interface with current and prospective customers coordinating and driving the implementation of DuPont technology that includes enzymes and fermentation additives.  A successful candidate will possess keen business sense and be skilled at developing strong relationships by understanding the customer’s business, technical needs and challenges.  The individual who will excel in this role will be energetic, comfortable communicating verbally and through written communication   Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Build relationships within the fuel ethanol industry • Progress business opportunities and achieve revenue budget and growth targets • Find new opportunities and drive through the sales process with a valuable outcome for the customer • Develop and implement account plan, present and negotiate commercial offer based on marketing strategy • Coordinate multi disciplinary team, consisting of technical service, supply,  marketing, and research to service our customer with the high DuPont standard • Resolve customer issues and define unmet needs • Effectively utilize business and sales tools (i.e. SPO Milestones, Forecasting tool, Salesforce.com, MS Office) Job Qualifications • University degree (min. BS) in Engineering or Science with technical acumen •  Experience in the ethanol, corn processing, agricultural, food or chemical industry • Experience  working directly with customers  in a sales or technical service role • Ability to interact at multiple levels in customer organizations, including Senior Management • Excellent verbal and written communications skills • Self starter; independent achiever and highly motivated • Willingness to travel up to 50% - this position will be home office based with customers in primarily the Midwest region • Demonstrated track record of success   At DuPont, we have an unbridled commitment to deliver essential innovations that enrich people’s lives, enable sustainable development and foster human potential for generations to come. Innovations developed from highly engineered products and naturally sourced ingredients to shape industries and everyday life. From smarter homes to more efficient cars, from better ways of digitally connecting to new tools that enable active and healthy lifestyles…in all these areas and many more, we’re working with customers to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive. Coupled with core values and excellent compensation & benefits… Together, we’re turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper! Come realize how you can make an impact, act like an owner and partner with customers in our journey. Please access the following link to better understand & appreciate
Big House Group Ltd. Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
24 Jan, 2020
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business serving customers across the food & beverage, health & bioscience and pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a broader portfolio than any of its peers. We are currently seeking a vibrant & creative mind with a great team spirit who wants to contribute to the success of a rapidly expanding business! The DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences site in Madison, Wisconsin is looking for Continuous Improvement (CI) Process Engineer who will support product and process performance improvements in multiple areas. As a CI Process Engineer you will utilize Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, change management, and other process improvement methodologies to tackle CI projects that may range from incremental improvements to major technological changes. In this position, the main target is to improve the performance of our products, increase the safety and productivity of our manufacturing assets, and optimize costs of the plant through process and technology improvements. The essential role and responsibility for this position include, but are not limited to the following: Drive improvement projects that focus on performance and opportunity improvements to achieve increased earnings via cost reduction, productivity, quality and reliability improvements. Lead trouble shooting identification and problem solving in the plant for process and quality issues as a resource for manufacturing production and technology teams. Act in compliance with all company policies including, but not limited to:  Quality, Safety, Food Safety, Environmental, GMPs, and HACCP Accountable for completion of projects that deliver measurable results that are financially validated and aligned with stake holders. Identify, define and lead projects to completion with cross functional technology & business teams. Develop capability, buy-in and support for Six Sigma processes in the organization. Investigate batch records and quality results and monitor consistency of operations by using appropriate database and statistical tools; analyzing to propose and implement corrective actions. Participate in GAPP process, may lead local Madison plant projects, participate in economic evaluation of the projects to allow proper prioritization, participate in evaluation and validation of changes. Act as a resource to monitor industrial trials (sampling; follow up, gather information), advise on recommendations for path forward and support product commercialization.   Job Qualifications   Qualifications: Education – Degree in relevant field of study (included but not limited to Biotechnology/engineering, Biochemical engineering, bio-engineering, chemical engineering) Masters + 3 years’ experience preferred Bachelors + 5 years’ experience preferred Relevant work experience includes but is not limited to statistical process optimization, process development pilot plant/industrial scale, bio process engineering, continuous improvement project experience, fermentation product/process development, separation process development, lyophilization process development, six sigma project work, cGPM operations, pilot scale fermentation and separation optimization, and more. Six Sigma Certification or know how is preferred. Lean practitioner certification, a plus. Technical & Leadership Skill Set Project management, leadership and mentoring capability. Capability to develop and apply statistical and computer skills and techniques to evaluate variables on product performance criteria and implement data driven projects. Hands on experience/knowledge of manufacturing technologies in a production-floor environment Ability to recognize opportunity for improvement, lead change and deliver results. Effective communication and time management skills. Ability to coach, influence, negotiate and network with numerous interdisciplinary teams, in the office, on the shop floor, as well as computer analysis and work when needed. Innovation and creativity in problem solving and ability to apply proven methodologies Sensitivity for dynamic business needs with the ability to accept and drive organizational change. Other Occasional travel & flexibility in schedule
Big House Group Ltd. Madison, WI, USA
24 Jan, 2020
INTRODUCTION DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences (N&B) is a leading provider of sustainable solutions for food and health industries, and cleaner, bio-based solutions that support our growing circular economy. Some of the market segments in which we operate include animal nutrition, human nutrition, household and personal care, textiles, water, and energy. Our business provides world class probiotics, proteins, emulsifiers/sweeteners, cultures, drug excipients, enzymes, and preservatives.    DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is seeking a Microbiology Research Associate Investigator for our Biochemistry and Research Application Team who will work in the laboratory to execute technical programs focused on home care, personal care, textiles, and hygiene markets in Wilmington, DE. The primary responsibility for this role is as a colloid & interfacial research associate investigator working in our discovery and product development programs focused on preservation of household and personal care formulations. This research associate investigator will be accountable for preparing new formulations, evaluating formulation stabilization strategies, and characterizing formulations using interfacial techniques. The applicant must be able to independently manage their daily responsibilities, be detail oriented, flexible, and willing to learn new techniques and troubleshoot existing analytical  laboratory processes and equipment. Good oral and written communication skills are important; the ability to work in a team environment is essential. The individual filling this position will be responsible for performing a wide variety of laboratory activities in support of multiple R&D projects. THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES Your key responsibilities:   • Providing technical support in multidisciplinary teams for product and capability development. • Material formulation, processing, handling, analysis/characterization, and testing. • Laboratory equipment set-up/construction, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Equipment and analytical instruments may include ovens, mixers, grinders, extruders, reactors, spectrometers, rheometers, thermal properties and mechanical testing equipment, and others. • Working safely in an R&D environment and actively participating in company safety programs. • Generating, analyzing, and summarizing data, maintaining electronic databases, and documenting results in laboratory notebooks and research reports. Generating and maintaining documentation for the safe and efficient operation of equipment. • Mentoring and helping colleagues as well as training new and existing personnel on equipment.     Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: • B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemistry (or similar), with at least one year of working experience in a laboratory setting focusing on formulation science and chemical characterization. • Candidates should have laboratory experience with analytical and testing equipment. • Preferred candidates will have additional experience related to household and personal care formulations, materials, and processing. • Good computer skills with the ability to learn new software. Experience with software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. • Preferred candidates may have experience with databases, programming, or automation. • Good interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work independently with limited guidance from a supervisor, and also in a group environment as part of a larger project team. • Ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple projects.
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
INTRODUCTION DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences is a leading provider of sustainable solutions for food and health industries. Some of the market segments in which we operate include human & animal nutrition, household & personal care, textiles, water, and energy. Our business provides world class probiotics, proteins, emulsifiers/sweeteners, cultures, drug excipients, enzymes, and preservatives. DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is seeking a Microbiology Research Associate Investigator for our Biochemistry and Research Application Team who will work in the laboratory to execute technical programs focused on household & personal care, textiles, and hygiene markets in Wilmington, DE. THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES Your key responsibilities: • Basic microbiology techniques: media/buffer preparation; microbial culture preparation; determining viable cell counts; familiarity with common equipment such as single (multi) channel pipettes, autoclave, centrifuge, and more; awareness of aseptic and biosafety procedures • Basic chemistry techniques: sample preparation/formulation; wet chemistry; measurement of physical properties • Work with scientists and research associates in a team-based environment to support and drive projects to completion • Good problem solver and quick learner with strong initiative and capable of independent work • Generating data, maintaining electronic databases, documenting results in laboratory notebooks and reports • Providing technical help and troubleshooting for existing laboratory processes and instrumentation • Maintaining a safe and clean workspace • Assisting in the installation and validation of new equipment • Training new and existing personnel on equipment and procedures • Working safely in an R&D environment, actively participating in company safety programs       Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: • Masters or Bachelor of Science degree (in a Biological Science field such as microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, etc.) • A minimum of 1 year working experience in an laboratory setting is required • Knowledge of basic microbiology and chemistry techniques • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proficiency in Microsoft applications • A self-starter with ability to balance multiple projects on different timelines • Proven ability and passion for working within a highly collaborative environment • Sets high standards of personal excellence and demonstrates these behaviors in work habits • Strong mechanical skills, independent problem solving, and strong attention to detail • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or Qualifying Asylee/Refugee)fugee)
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
INTRODUCTION DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences is seeking a Microbiology Research Associate Investigator for our Microbial Control R&D Team. The job is based in Wilmington, DE. DuPont Microbial Control is focused on providing sustainable microbial control solutions, based on innovative science and technology in a wide variety of industries. These application areas range from preservation of personal care, latex, and paint products, to antimicrobial textiles, to treatment of large scale water process systems such as cooling water, pulp & paper and oil & gas fields. DuPont Microbial Control is committed to maintaining and building our success, and we have an exciting opportunity for a Microbiology Research Associate Investigator to join our R&D team. THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES Your key responsibilities:   • Carrying out basic microbiology techniques: media/buffer preparation; microbial culture preparation; determining viable cell counts; familiarity with common equipment such as single (multi) channel pipettes, autoclave, centrifuge; awareness of biosafety procedures   • Carrying out microbial challenge tests under aerobic & anaerobic conditions   • Carrying out basic chemistry techniques: sample preparation/formulation; wet chemistry; measurement of physical properties such as viscosity, specific grAavity, etc   • The individual will work with scientists and technologists in a team based environment to support and drive projects to completion.   • The individual must be capable of working independently with minimal instruction and be a good problem solver.   • The individual must show strong initiative and be capable of independent work.   • Generating data, maintaining electronic databases, documenting results in laboratory notebooks and reports   • Providing technical help and troubleshooting for existing laboratory processes and instrumentation   • Maintaining a safe and clean laboratory as well as all other assigned areas of responsibility   • Generating and maintaining documentation for the safe and productive operation of equipment and tools   • Maintaining laboratory supply inventory   • Assisting in the installation and validation of new equipment   • Training new and existing personnel on equipment and procedures.   • Working safely in an R&D environment, actively participating in company safety programs    Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: • Bachelor of Science degree (in a Biological Science field such as microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, etc)   • A minimum of 1 year working experience in a microbiology laboratory setting is required   • Knowledge of basic microbiology techniques   • Knowledge of basic chemistry techniques   • Excellent written and verbal communication skills   • Proficiency in Microsoft applications   • A self-starter with ability to balance multiple projects on different timelines   • Proven ability and passion for working within a highly collaborative environment.   • Sets high standards of personal excellence and demonstrates these behaviors in work habits   • Strong mechanical skills, independent problem solving, and strong attention to detail   • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or Qualifying Asylee/Refugee).
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
INTRODUCTION DuPont Microbial Control is seeking a Microbiology Associate Investigator for our Business Applications and Technical Services Team. The job is based in Wilmington, DE. DuPont Microbial Control is focused on providing sustainable microbial control solutions, based on innovative science and technology in a wide variety of industries. These application areas range from preservation of building materials, latex and paint products, to treatment of large-scale water process systems such as cooling water, pulp & paper and oil & gas fields. DuPont Microbial Control is committed to maintaining and building our success, and we have an exciting opportunity for a Microbiology Associate Investigator to join our Business Applications and Technical Services Team.  THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES   Your key responsibilities:   • Carrying out microbial (bacterial, fungal, and algal) challenge tests under aerobic and/or anaerobic conditions to evaluate the efficacy of various preservation options in customer samples   • Setting up experiments using basic microbiology techniques: media/buffer preparation; microbial culture preparation; determining viable cell counts; familiarity with common equipment such as single (multi) channel pipettes, autoclave, centrifuge; awareness of BSL-2 biosafety procedures   • Provides input on experimental design, optimizing lab methodologies, generating data, analyzes data, and recognizes erroneous or unexpected results, and makes suggestions based on their analysis and conclusions   • Maintaining electronic databases, documenting results in electronic laboratory notebooks and internal as well as external customer reports   • The individual will work with scientists and technologists in a team-based environment to support and drive projects to completion for sales of preservation solutions to customers   • The individual must show strong initiative and be capable of independent work with minimal instruction and be a good problem solver   • Providing technical help and troubleshooting for existing laboratory processes and instrumentation   • Maintaining a safe and clean laboratory as well as all other assigned areas of responsibility   • Maintaining laboratory supply inventory   • Assisting in the installation and validation of new equipment   • Training new and existing personnel on equipment and procedures   • Working safely in a laboratory environment, actively participating in company safety programs   Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: • Bachelor of Science degree in a Biological Science field (such as biology, microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, etc)   • A minimum of 3 years working experience in a microbiology laboratory setting is required, including some experience working in a BSL-2 laboratory   • Experience with planning, setting-up, and successfully operating a new laboratory   • Knowledge of basic microbiology techniques   • Excellent written and verbal communication skills   • Proficiency in Microsoft applications   • A self-starter with ability to balance multiple projects on different timelines   • Customer-centric mindset and ability to rapidly respond and support dynamic customer and market needs   • Independent problem solving and strong attention to detail   • Sets high standards of personal excellence and demonstrates these behaviors in work habits   • Proven ability and passion for working within a highly collaborative environment.   • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or Qualifying Asylee/Refugee).
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business serving customers across the food & beverage, health & bioscience and pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a broader portfolio than any of its peers. The successful Danisco, USA Inc. business is seeking a candidate that will deliver supply chain related projects from the Nutrition and Biosciences Integrated Operations agenda, promoting the Continuous Improvement culture and building capability across all region and functions. We are looking for an exceptional individual to assume responsibilities for leading improvement programs or initiatives which are part of the Nutrition and Bioscience Integrated Operations agenda defined in agreement with Leadership, including: Portfolio management process harmonization across the N&B units for all region creating synergies and removing inefficiencies. Creation and application of solutions with focus on increasing cost efficiency and providing tailored solutions for specific groups. Carry out studies and analysis to identify significant performance improvement opportunities Identify nonvalue adding activities and challenge the current processes, structures and setups. Actively contributes to and support the implementation of changes in processes and innovative ways of working to achieve performance improvement goals Apply diagnostics & analytics models to projects and initiatives across Integrated SC Planning, Manufacturing and Order Fulfillment Identify best practices within the company and effectively leverage. Communicate changes and benefits to stakeholders to build understanding and acceptance for improvements, train individual groups in innovative ways of working.   Job Qualifications        Below is a listing of prior years of relevant experience, knowledge and skills required for this job:  Bachelor's (no particular field) degree required Ideally, over 10 years of supply chain and/or manufacturing and/or project management experience Ability to lead and/or support project implementation with hands-on experience. Lean Management tools and methods, including but not limited to Value Stream mapping and Kaizens Strong communication skills and fluent English Strong analytical skills with ability to evaluate complex global improvement scenarios Advanced Excel and or/Tableau or/Power BI Good understanding of change management in a multi-cultural environment. Facilitate effective cross cultural business interactions and a team player. Ability to travel approximately 20-30% of the time in North America, Europe, Asia depending on the project.
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Job Purpose   As an integral member of the wider Food & Beverage Global Marketing team, you are responsible for developing, driving and executing the NAFTA strategic Communications strategy across both internal and external audiences aligned to regional business priorities and delivering on business outcomes. As the Regional Communications Manager, NAFTA you would report directly to the Global Marketing Communications Leader, F&B platform, and you would own the plan and be accountable for execution across defined industries and work streams, with some deliverables owned outright while others requiring orchestration across various communication disciplines to leverage specialist expertise. Strong collaboration and alignment to the Food & Beverage platform strategy and the Industry Marketing approach are also critical. You will champion good leadership behavior and demonstrate DuPont Core Values in your approach to colleagues and work activities in general, as an energizing representative of the team.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASK Build integrated marketing communications plans to help drive business objectives and to add value by defining, driving, collaborating and orchestrating an integrated plan whilst continuously identifying areas of development and learning for future growth Responsible for, directly or indirectly regional strategic and tactical communication plans ensuring close alignment with the marketing, industry,       division, sales teams and other functions as appropriate Develop required elements of the communications mix (videos, collateral, e-publications, direct mails, advertising, PR et cetera) ensuring integrated execution across the different channels Support regional exhibitions and events including thought leadership in collaboration with relevant teams Collaborates across the region to drive targeted, relevant, and timely communications through an efficient and effective channel utilization and mix; ensuring message relevance and consistency always. Ensures that communication strategy is consistently executed across multiple channels (PR, Web / Online, internal, SEO, social media, SEM and E-mail marketing, influencer relations, et cetera.) with the support of Global Communication team experts Ability to write Press Releases and digital communications to support the needs of the regions Collaborates and teams up with other communication disciplines, teams and experts to deliver cross-functional communications.   Job Qualifications   PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES ·        Very collaborative, people influencing and negotiation skills, and ability to gain consensus and manage sensitive situations. ·        Proven track record to build productive alliances and forging partnerships for success.  ·        Result oriented with strong process / systems thinking skills. Strong executive presence and stakeholder relations capabilities. ·        Excellent English verbal and writing skills ·        Flexible and resilient. Problem solver. Ability to perform under pressure. ·        Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with effective time management. ·        Demonstrated ability to turn complex ideas into compelling story lines and messaging with creative execution. ensuring best-in- class story line and content development skills. ·        Builds and strengthens relevant industry; ability to grasp all aspects of the business including technologies as well as market situation and competitive environment. ·        Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment. ·        Ability to manage outside vendors and 3rd party seminar presenters and agencies. ·        Minimum educational qualification of bachelor’s or equivalent, while an advanced degree is preferred. BA/BS in Marketing, Business, PR or equivalent preferred. ·        Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Powerpoint, SAP, Sharepoint, InDesign etc ·        5 plus years of related working experience; demonstrated skills in integrated communications – including event management & sponsorship, PR and digital communications ·        Experience in the food industry a plus ·        Relevant working experience in with agencies and other organizations ·        Able to travel between 20-30%
Big House Group Ltd. Wilmington, DE, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business serving customers across the food & beverage, health & bioscience and pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a broader portfolio than any of its peers. The Project Engineer is accountable for project results that achieve business objectives and is responsible for translating those business objectives into the capital project objectives. The Project Engineer is directly accountable to the Business Unit Steering Team (sponsor) and is the leader of the Project Leadership Team. The Project Engineer must understand the roles, responsibilities, and contribution of functional members of the Project Leadership Team and empower them to do their jobs. The Project Engineer is the primary link between the Project Leadership Team and the Business Unit Steering Team (Sponsor). Responsibilities Regularly engages the project steering team to ensure alignment with business and functional direction, request staffing support, seek assistance with issue resolution, make strategic project decisions and provide status updates, throughout execution of all aspects of the project. Assesses team functional capability, identifies expertise gaps within the project team and solicits the steering team for necessary staffing support. Provides leadership for an effective and cohesive team by ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly understood, team member workloads are reasonable, cross-function communications are adequate, and personality conflicts are managed, for owner and contract members. Engages outside consultants when needed to support the team. Ensures the FEL process is followed consistent with the business needs, all required FEL deliverables are accomplished in a quality manner, and leads the project gatekeeping reviews. Leads the team in identifying non-cap alternatives or lower capital options, evaluating scope options, conducting risks analyses and developing mitigation plans. Ensures excellence in adherence to PSM, SHE, MIQA, GMP, export controls and trade secrets principles, and other core value standards, processes and procedures. Performs economic evaluations, prepares funding requests, forecasts capital and non-cap expenditures and asset write-offs, and ensures necessary financial reporting and accounting is performed. For smaller projects, serves as the owner’s lead project engineer to ensure necessary engineering processes are followed, leveraging highly with engineering and contractors. Champions the "no change" concept and ensures only changes consistent with the business and project objectives are approved. Ensures site personnel are staffed and preparing for commissioning and start-up of the new facilities, including training, procedure updates, maintenance PM records updates, etc.; ensures schedules are aligned with supply chain and operations/maintenance needs, such as TARs, to determine when outages are available if necessary. Defines and analyzes KPI’s to insure overall performance expectations for the project are met, and communicates results to the steering team and appropriate functional leaders. Responsible for the development and implementation of Project Quality Plans, including auditing work processes and deliverables for compliance, and for meeting agreed upon project quality requirements and expectations. Lead the development of the roles and responsibilities definitions for the project and preparation. Manage overall project expenditures, cash flow and schedule to meet business expectations. Manage project change. Responsible for the overall integrated project schedule and total project cost and investment. Drive capital project work processes and practices for $.5M - $30MM Project. Decide which best practices are appropriate for the project and lead in their application.   Job Qualifications   Qualifications:  BS in Engineering required Professional Engineering and/or PMP certification preferable Experience in Dairy/Pharma/food industry Strong leadership skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a changing environment to meet challenging business needs. Understanding of the DuPont project process and best practices is a plus. Good organization, interpersonal and communication skills. Computer skills including Excel. Working knowledge of fermentation, bio-separations and freeze drying preferred Experience managing projects from $500,000 and up Experience with SAP/R3 PS, Documentum, SOX project reconciliation, MS Project, 3D Modeling Software and ICARUS a plus.
Big House Group Ltd. Rochester, NY, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business serving customers across the food & beverage, health & bioscience and pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a broader portfolio than any of its peers. Our Rochester, NY site is looking for a total of 6 Customer Relations Representatives who are motivated and experienced working within a fast paced customer service environment. THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES You will be successful in this role if have the following experience: Processing orders into order management system this would include inventory checking with planner/working with TOPL planner for stock availability. Processing invoices and credit notes as needed. Providing shipment/order related information and product literature as needed to sales/business finance. Managing customer calls and inquiries. Ensuring customer information is accurately maintained in the ERP SAP system. Creating a positive internal/external customer experience Managing end to end order fulfillment process. Processing samples (standard package) as needed as per process outlined. Responding to customer complaints via GCMS tool Actively supporting Supply Chain Organization objectives and strategies which might require changes in roles and responsibilities. Analyzing customer data utilizing reports and systems – to understand key customer / key distributor demand behavior so as to manage the ordering cycle. Adhering to department ISO procedures (job instructions, processes / procedures) Driving continuous process improvements in the Customer Relations Team and Supply Chain Responsible for managing the end to end consignment process via forecast and inventory levels at customer location where applicable. Adhering to audit/compliance reporting/requirements Participating in any ad-hoc projects Monthly Cycle Count /Annual Physical participation     Job Qualifications   Bachelor’s degree (any field) preferred High school Diploma/GED with minimum of 2 years Customer Service or B2B experience Experience working with automated order fulfillment and financial computer systems; global procedures MS Office Suite, Windows 10 experience is a plus Account management experience is a plus Ability to effectively communicate via phone and thoroughly organized with managing emails
Big House Group Ltd. Rochester, NY, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Job Purpose As an integral member of the wider Food & Beverage Global Marketing team, you are responsible for developing, driving and executing the NAFTA strategic Communications strategy across both internal and external audiences aligned to regional business priorities and delivering on business outcomes. As the Regional Communications Manager, NAFTA you would report directly to the Global Marketing Communications Leader, F&B platform, and you would own the plan and be accountable for execution across defined industries and work streams, with some deliverables owned outright while others requiring orchestration across various communication disciplines to leverage specialist expertise. Strong collaboration and alignment to the Food & Beverage platform strategy and the Industry Marketing approach are also critical. You will champion good leadership behavior and demonstrate DuPont Core Values in your approach to colleagues and work activities in general, as an energizing representative of the team.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASK Build integrated marketing communications plans to help drive business objectives and to add value by defining, driving, collaborating and orchestrating an integrated plan whilst continuously identifying areas of development and learning for future growth Responsible for, directly or indirectly regional strategic and tactical communication plans ensuring close alignment with the marketing, industry,       division, sales teams and other functions as appropriate Develop required elements of the communications mix (videos, collateral, e-publications, direct mails, advertising, PR et cetera) ensuring integrated execution across the different channels Support regional exhibitions and events including thought leadership in collaboration with relevant teams Collaborates across the region to drive targeted, relevant, and timely communications through an efficient and effective channel utilization and mix; ensuring message relevance and consistency always. Ensures that communication strategy is consistently executed across multiple channels (PR, Web / Online, internal, SEO, social media, SEM and E-mail marketing, influencer relations, et cetera.) with the support of Global Communication team experts Ability to write Press Releases and digital communications to support the needs of the regions Collaborates and teams up with other communication disciplines, teams and experts to deliver cross-functional communications.   Job Qualifications   PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES ·        Very collaborative, people influencing and negotiation skills, and ability to gain consensus and manage sensitive situations. ·        Proven track record to build productive alliances and forging partnerships for success.  ·        Result oriented with strong process / systems thinking skills. Strong executive presence and stakeholder relations capabilities. ·        Excellent English verbal and writing skills ·        Flexible and resilient. Problem solver. Ability to perform under pressure. ·        Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with effective time management. ·        Demonstrated ability to turn complex ideas into compelling story lines and messaging with creative execution. ensuring best-in- class story line and content development skills. ·        Builds and strengthens relevant industry; ability to grasp all aspects of the business including technologies as well as market situation and competitive environment. ·        Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment. ·        Ability to manage outside vendors and 3rd party seminar presenters and agencies. ·        Minimum educational qualification of bachelor’s or equivalent, while an advanced degree is preferred. BA/BS in Marketing, Business, PR or equivalent preferred. ·        Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Powerpoint, SAP, Sharepoint, InDesign etc ·        5 plus years of related working experience; demonstrated skills in integrated communications – including event management & sponsorship, PR and digital communications ·        Experience in the food industry a plus ·        Relevant working experience in with agencies and other organizations ·        Able to travel between 20-30%
Big House Group Ltd. St. Louis, MO, USA
24 Jan, 2020
THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES This position normally works an eight (8) hour shift; however other shifts schedules may be required as business needs dictate. Employees in positions at this level support achievement of plant objectives through maintaining manufacturing or packaging equipment at required operating levels by adjusting or replacing parts as necessary to facilitate the repair and/or changeover of equipment to manufacture or package various products. Also maintain manufacturing and/or packaging equipment at required operating levels, through the performance of preventative/predictive maintenance and major overhauls in order to meet departmental production standards on equipment. Travel and relocation assistance are not offered for this position. $2,500 Sign-on Bonus  Your key responsibilities: Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Install and align new equipment Gather/process data from multiple sources related to electrical/mechanical failures Service, troubleshoot and repair any problem of any electrical/mechanical nature Perform preventative/predictive maintenance on equipment as assigned Utilize SAP to search for spare part location Work with outside vendors to troubleshoot/diagnose/correct equipment problems Troubleshoot and maintain PLCs and VSDs Install /align pump coupling and v-belts, install bearings, install/connect motors/starter Maintain/replace/rebuild process/utility equipment (C-30 Drive spindle, Grinder UT 62 spindle, Labour pumps, etc) Plan/assemble/install/maintain/troubleshoot/repair electrical fixtures and wiring Test/repair fire alarm systems, water and gas distribution, fuel oil, cooling tower and compressed air systems Remove and replace electric motor heaters and remove and install centrifuges Change and clean air conditioner coils and filters Measure vibrations and perform typical soldering, acetylene cutting and welding of an advanced nature Perform pipe fitting layout, installation and repair work Pack steam valves and install pump packing Remove and replace valves and inspect/troubleshoot pump systems Inspect and replace hoses, blowout panels Use basic hand and power tools and shop equipment competently Perform preventative/predictive maintenance on equipment as assigned Troubleshoot mechanical failures repair mechanical failures Gather and process data from multiple sources related to electrical failures Verify job is complete and machine made whole before turn over Execute assigned work orders and accept a minimum of 60% of call-ins Continuously build a body of technical knowledge to master new skill Work with outside vendors to troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct equipment problems Perform PLC 2 and 5 programming Analysis and/or troubleshooting using Allen-Bradley T-3, T-50, T-47 shop computer Test and repair fire alarm systems, water distribution, fuel oil, gas distribution, cooling tower, and compressed air systems   Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: Minimum qualifications for this position include: High School diploma or GED equivalent Applicant must attain a Work KEY skills test score of 29 or higher Must attain a Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test (BMCT) test score of 48 or higher 5 years or more experience in industrial maintenance, trade schools, technical institutes or equivalent. Working knowledge of pumps, conveyors, pipe fitting, welding, and motor controlled circuits Ability to wear job specific personal protective equipment (PPE) Ability to operate computers and other computerized control systems Ability to tolerate exposure to hot and cold conditions Ability to work independently and as a member of a team as required Ability to perform job responsibilities with or without accommodations
Big House Group Ltd. Memphis, TN, USA
24 Jan, 2020
INTRODUCTION Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business serving customers across the food & beverage, health & biosciences and pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a broader portfolio than any of its peers.    DuPont is currently looking for a Laboratory Analyst to work in our Memphis, TN facility.   THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES The Laboratory Analyst performs at the entry level, under close supervision, routine tasks in processing or preparing laboratory specimens and material.   This position works an 8 hours shift with mandatory and voluntary overtime.  Shift work, as well as weekends, holidays are required.  Your key responsibilities: Communicate clearly in English both verbally and written Wear appropriate required safety gear Attend work regularly/reliably and work rotating shifts including overtime as scheduled and/or directed Operate computers to access/utilize company e-mail and to monitor tests Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures Maintain a clean and organized work environment Operate mobile equipment in a safe manner Participate in work related training programs  and adhere to Company Core Values Report pertinent information to appropriate company personnel Perform all necessary tests on products according to outlined protocols Activate, de-active and modify Quality plans Monitor production units Track suspected Salmonella testing to ensure proper reporting Enter pertinent data into the appropriate computer program Cutting bags and collecting samples of soy powder to be analyzed as needed. Set up laboratory equipment Calibrate, clean, sterilize, and maintain all appropriate equipment and work areas  Prepare samples for testing and analysis  Operate and trouble shoot laboratory equipment common to Memphis laboratories Weigh, analyze, and measure ingredients used in testing  Record and compile test results  Enter test results into computerized databases and/or data entry books Perform job duties in a manner that follow food safety and quality guidelines including but not limited to HACCP, GMPs, QA Policies, Sanitation, and Pest Control.   Job Qualifications   Your qualification profile: High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required, Associates degree or higher in Biology or Microbiology is preferred Knowledge and experience in a laboratory environment Use and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation Good communication and organizational skills  Safe work practices Weekend work required Position involves bench work and process support activities Preferred Education and College courses Biology or Microbiology Degree Preferred Total of 26 semesters of science and math, which includes a     minimum of 20 semester hours of microbiology or math. Minimum of 12 semester hours of microbiology Minimum of 8 semester hours of math.
Big House Group Ltd. Memphis, TN, USA
24 Jan, 2020
The Principal Scientist for Bakery works in collaboration with our various internal Business Units, Sales, Marketing, and the customer to develop new and novel solutions that are best in class for the bakery industry.  This position will require minimal supervision and an advanced knowledge of the bakery industry.  Principal Scientists are required to have excellent and concise communication skills, project management skills, and present trainings and results internally and externally.   JOB REQUIREMENTS The Principal Scientist Bakery position requires the ability to set up experimental designs, collaborate with others, manage/run the experiments, analyze and record results, provide timely reports, and provide alternate solutions if needed.  This position will work in collaboration with Sales and the various internal Business Units to provide the best solution(s) to the customer.  This Principal Scientist will travel to customers to conduct presentations, troubleshoot or participate in plant trials. The candidate will need technical service knowledge to provide solutions to meet the needs of the internal and external customers.  This position requires time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects.   Job Qualifications The candidate will need a minimum of a four-year M.S. degree in Food Science, Cereal Science, and/or Baking Science.   A minimum of 15 years bakery industry experience is also required for this position.  This position requires collaboration skills, and clear and concise communication skills.  • Authorized to work in the United States of America • Adherence to all management systems including, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and Food Safety, with an understanding of DuPont’s Quality and Environmental Policies and procedures. • This position will operate in a laboratory and pilot plant environment with up to 25-30% travel to select customers.
Big House Group Ltd. New Century, KS 66031, USA
24 Jan, 2020
The purpose of this role is to lead the implementation of EH&S processes and performance for the site so that business and corporate EH&S and business objectives are met.  It provides coordination and leadership for effective implementation of EH&S systems. This role is primarily focused on driving behavioral EH&S improvements.  It is responsible for ensuring site compliance with governmental regulatory requirements and DuPont Corporate Standards as related to the Safety, Occupational health, and Environmental aspects. The Site EH&S Manager provides expertise on safety, health and environment to site leadership.  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Leads EH&S Work Processes and initiatives to deliver geographic and business expectations for performance through local site EH&S and Site Leadership Analyzes and evaluates EH&S performance across the site to identify and implement opportunities for improvement Develops strategic EH&S/ES&S performance improvement plans and goals across the site Develops and implements site specific environmental strategy In conjunction with business technology center leadership, implements process safety performance improvement activities related to work practices or behaviors across a site Able to lead and participate in corporate level initiatives and teams in order to drive EH&S improvements; responsible for coordinating second and third party EH&S related audits Collaborates, leverages and ensures connectivity with EH&S Sustainability/Business Services/Ops Expertise Services (Training/Learning/reliability, etc) in order to ensure seamless support of all EH&S performance improvement activities Able to lead/champion Severe Incident Investigations Leads and champions management system reviews across the site in order to drive toward the value of continuous improvement offered by the assessment and audit processes Implements EH&S/ES&S management systems consistent with site and business interests Manages and responds to site EH&S issues and crises that affect the operations consistent with site, business, and corporate regulatory and "license to operate" needs Develops local site regulatory strategies Accountable for cost-effective delivery of EH&S systems across the site Supports local delivery in implementing effective environment, health and safety and emergency services and security program that is compatible with local and country issues and culture Leads Site EH&S Team and Coaches EH&S and Site teams and individuals on EH&S issues Assists the geographies and businesses in planning and achieving EH&S goals in the site Provides site interface with business product/operations leaders for facilities operating within their site Ensures optimization/minimization of site customization of EH&S management systems whenever possible Works with the Site Leaders to jointly look for and capture leverageable opportunities across the site and Protein Solutions Network Critical Success Factors Ability to transmit knowledge (teaching, coaching, communicating, documenting) as well as model and instill commitment, passion, culture change behaviors. Must be effective at organizational management, specifically leading, mentoring, coaching, and developing EH&S talent. Ability to develop and implement strategic improvement plans Advanced problem solving/troubleshooting ability In-depth understanding of technology and work practices Active change agent Proficient with information technology Understands, uses, and supports global work processes and tools Focused on adding value for the Business Ability to influence and change critical behaviors to drive EH&S excellence Takes initiative with strong interpersonal and organizational skills to independently complete tasks and works well in a team environment Ability to collaborate, network and work cross-functionally with Operations, Technology/R&D, Maintenance, and Training organizations as well as with corporate functions   Job Qualifications   Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in a technical/scientific field or equivalent related experience 5 years of safety / occupational health / environmental experience in an operations or research and development environment, including working knowledge of SHE and PSM systems People leadership experience in a related field (EH&S, Operations, Maintenance) Demonstrated functional/technical expertise of OSHA regulations and management systems such as confined space, line break, lock out/tag out, respiratory protection and other safe work practices Demonstrated written and oral skills - presents information and ideas in an articulate and organized way Ability to collect & analyze data, identify solutions, assess risk factors, and make sound decisions Demonstrated strengths of Getting Results, Meeting Commitments, Leading Teams and Teamwork Preferred Qualifications DuPont EH&S experience RCFA training and experience Certified Safety Professional
Big House Group Ltd. Memphis, TN, USA
24 Jan, 2020
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, a DuPont Specialty Products Division, applies expert science to advance market-driven, healthy and sustainable solutions for the food, beverage, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries. In the Global Regulatory Affairs & Product Stewardship (RAPS) team we have an opening for a Global Regulatory Strategy Lead (GRSL) to drive regulatory activities for our $800MM pharma solutions business. DuPont Pharmaceutical Solutions represent one of the industry’s broadest and most flexible portfolio of oral solid dosage advanced pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients. Our solutions for tablets, capsules, multiparticulates and suspensions help modern medicine meet consumer demand for better health with a full range of immediate, delayed, and sustained release options; taste masking; enhanced bioavailability for novel advanced pharmaceutical ingredients; and naturally derived vegetarian capsules.   The global Regulatory Affairs & Product Stewardship organization employs more than 115 highly specialized and committed colleagues worldwide and has a footprint in more than 20 countries. Our work environment is truly international, and we offer a dynamic working culture focused on partnership, cross-organizational collaboration, and individual development opportunities.   The role reports to the Head of RAPS Strategy and can be located in US (Wilmington, DE – Midland, MI), NL (Leiden), DK (Copenhagen) or FR (Paris). RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Global Regulatory Strategy Lead is accountable for delivering innovative regulatory strategies as well as tactical expertise for development and maintenance of our Pharma Solutions products. This includes leadership for the RAPS matrix team focusing on the pharma solution products and involvement in product registrations and direct agency interaction worldwide (e.g. with major global agencies like FDA, EMA, NMPA, PMDA, etc.). The position will also function as a strategic partner for both Business Leads in the commercial organization and Technology Leads in R&D.. Specific Responsibilities Include: Interfaces with business R&D and Commercial/Marketing functions to define optimal regulatory pathways aligned with business plans, development opportunities and R&D objectives. Leading optimal evidence generation and differentiation based on early integration of evolving scientific/regulatory trends Develop, submit and support DMF, CEP, GRAS, NDI or national legislations dossiers for approval of excipients and food additives, including addressing evaluation questions from various member states. Coordination of scientific work to support risk assessment (testing program) Provide Global regulatory input during cross functional business projects meetings Support customers for regulatory matters and answer queries Provide issue management support for products and activities across key external stakeholder groups Identify advocacy needs for the product line and work with colleagues in Regulatory Sciences and advocacy team to pro-actively track and assess impact of WHO, FDA, EFSA, CODEX, ICH, EMA, CFDA, India, etc. guidance documents with reference to API’s, excipients and direct food and feed additives, and impurities there-in Active interface with competent authorities to understand regulatory issues of direct impact to the use of DuPont N&B products in finished drug products and food.  EXTERNAL FOCUS: Expected to spend up to 10-15% of time external to the company supporting business customer interactions, trade associations or interacting with government officials     Job Qualifications      PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or MSc degree in Pharmaceutical Science, Biology, Toxicology, Environmental Science or Chemistry. + 5 years work experience from Regulatory Affairs (CMC) in the Pharmaceutical Industry Related work experience in pharmaceutical and/or food additive registrations Experience or practical knowledge from the food industry would be a plus Demonstrate analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking as well as excellent communication skills Fluency in the English language Strong interpersonal skills Very good organization, and project management competences
Big House Group Ltd. United States
24 Jan, 2020
The Nutrition & Biosciences Food & Beverage Product Marketing Team is looking for a seasoned marketer to join our team and help us transform the way we do marketing. The primary focus of this position is to develop and drive the product marketing strategy for the Protein Solutions Business Unit, an industry leader in plant-based protein ingredients. This position drives actionable market insights to support sales, global and regional marketing and product managers, manages the Business Unit’s new product launches, supports the front-end innovation process with solid market assessments of new product ideas and drives digital marketing and communication activities linked to the Business Unit strategy. In addition, this position drives product and value position tools and training for the sales organization and supports the global sales team on key customer interactions that  drive growth and profitability for the Business Unit. This role reports to the Food & Beverage Global Product Marketing Leader within F&B Global Marketing and has a direct connection with the Protein Solutions Business Unit Leader. Your key responsibilities will be: • Develop and drive execution of the Product Marketing strategy and plan for the annual strategy cycle. • Drive cross-functional projects and initiatives and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders including  regional marketing, product management and sales. • Drive best-in-class off-line and digital marketing activities including: SEO/SEM, create digital sales tools, support lead generation, website, product launches, campaigns, marketing assets, presentations. • Develop market insights that support product value proposition design, positioning and opportunity identification.   Job Qualifications   A successful candidate will have • 8+ years proven track record and experience in Marketing, Sales or Commercial roles. • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of the organization. • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs. • Excellent listening and presentation abilities. • Lead cross-functional projects and teams. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Strong analytical mindset – able to identify trends, turn insights into actionable, market-relevant plans and business opportunities. • Experience managing outside vendors and consultants in the execution of communication and market research initiatives. • Availability to travel 30% of time. • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Food Engineering/Technology, Sales or relevant field. • Fluent in English. • MS Office experience. • Self-starter; able to work with minimal supervision. • Collaborative mindset – works effectively with teams, across functions and across geographic regions. Skills desirable but not mandatory are: • Solid experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce). • SEM/SEO. • Content Marketing. • Digital sales tools like Showpad or similar. • MBA. • Food industry experience as a plus.
Big House Group Ltd. St. Louis, MO, USA
24 Jan, 2020
Our Company What does it mean to work for DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences?  It means being part of a global organization that thrives on meeting the needs of today’s consumers through an extensive portfolio of nutritional and functional food ingredients, strengthened with our best-in-class application expertise, technology, and market insights.  It means a culture that is collaborative yet challenging, where we partner with customers, we act like an owner, we win together, and we make an impact.   JOB PURPOSE As an integral member of the wider Food & Beverage Global Marketing team, you will be responsible for developing, driving and executing the NAFTA strategy across both internal and external audiences aligned to regional business priorities and delivering on business outcomes. As the Regional Marketing Lead, NAFTA, you will report directly to the Global Marketing Execution Leader, F&B platform. This role is responsible for managing the NAFTA marketing team and advancing regional marketing capabilities with an emphasis on driving initiatives to execution. Effective communication, collaboration, and alignment to the Food & Beverage platform strategy while meeting the needs of our customers through an industry approach are also critical. As an energizing leader of the team, you will champion good leadership behavior and demonstrate DuPont Core Values of respect for people, safety and health, protecting the planet, and highest ethical behavior in your approach to colleagues and work activities in general.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES     Marketing Team Leadership Drive the development of a high performing, execution-oriented strategic marketing team with four direct reports within a highly matrixed organization. Provide clear guidance and direction with accountability to marketing team members. Represent regional marketing as a member of the NAFTA Leadership Team, and be a thought partner with senior leadership to advance our strategy. Own and manage resource allocation, including regional marketing function budget. Provide coaching, feedback, and ongoing development opportunities to marketing team members. Develop & Drive Execution of Strategies Lead the NAFTA marketing function in the development and execution of regional industry growth plans, aligned with the agreed upon business priorities, goals and objectives. Foster strong collaboration between cross functional industry growth teams, and ensure teams are progressing in a timely manner with high impact initiatives. Ensure strong collaboration with the Marketing Communications team to ensure alignment and execution of the communication initiatives and activities. Industry Innovator Deliver the market-back perspective and insight to identify growth opportunities and potential risks, contributing to the strength of our innovation pipeline. Partner with Global Marketing Leads, Product Marketing, and other team members to bring forward strategic areas of focus and investment. Support the development and execution of global plans and initiatives that impact the NAFTA region. Market, Customer and Consumer Insights Drive the identification and communication of relevant and compelling market, customer and consumer data and insights that support and impact business decisions. Build and strengthen relevant industry knowledge while grasping all aspects of the business including technologies as well as market situation and competitive environment. Leverage the internal and external marketing databases and tools with strong analysis and critical thinking to enable data driven decision making. Customer Engagement Foster strong collaboration with the commercial and business teams to deliver best-in-class marketing excellence and build marketing relationships at the customer, leading to increased customer intimacy and growth opportunities.       Job Qualifications   PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES Very collaborative, strong people influencing and negotiation skills, and ability to gain consensus and manage sensitive situations. Proven track record to build productive alliances and forging partnerships for success. Bring a strong passion and enthusiasm for growth, and be an advocate and leader of change. Result oriented with strong process / systems thinking skills. Strong executive presence and stakeholder relations capabilities. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Strong analytical skills and familiarity with capturing and analyzing market data, leveraging external market intelligence databases, and internal tools such as Salesforce.com. Flexible and resilient. Problem solver. Ability to perform under pressure. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with effective time management. Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment. Ability to manage outside vendors, agencies and contractors.Computer literacy – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.   EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree minimum, preferred in Marketing or Business, MBA desired. 10+ years of related working experience in a B2B or B2C environment; demonstrated skills in strategic marketing – leading teams and delivering results in a highly advanced marketing led organization. Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and drive execution. Experience in the food industry a plus. Able to travel between 20-30% required.
Big House Group Ltd. St. Louis, MO, USA
24 Jan, 2020
POSITION TITLE:  Senior Director, Quality Assurance   REPORTING TO:  Vice President, Quality Assurance   LOCATION:  Chicago, IL   ABOUT THE COMPANY:   The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 50 production facilities worldwide and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 10,000 people.   The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.   SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Job Summary: This position reports into the VP, Americas Quality, Food Safety and Regulatory. This individual will lead the implementation of the Quality Management Systems across multiple production sites in North America. The individual needs to be a dynamic change agent and visible leader to drive a high culture of quality. They must be well versed in Food Safety and Quality Systems. The individual will ensure that our products, facilities, processes and systems meet the required Company and legislative quality standards. The individual will provide short and long-term strategies that prepare the Barry Callebaut sites for new customer expectations and regulatory changes. The individual working with the leadership team will ensure a robust pipeline of talent to develop and place in assignments across the region. Finally, the individual is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and customers in the region and globally. Partnership with Supply Chain is critical to ensure quality execution at the plant level.     Essential Functions: Change agent to drive a strong culture of quality at the corporate and plant level through partnerships with key stakeholder groups including supply chain, sales, R&D and marketing Create an environment to continuously develop the people across the organization by upgrading competencies and skills.  Coach employees. In conjunction with VP, Americas Quality advance the quality strategy. Provide aspirational functional leadership. Direct oversight of six internal Barry Callebaut manufacturing facilities located in North America. Provide support and guidance to ensure implementation, development, and consistency of best practices. Ensure facilities are in compliance with company, customer and regulatory standards and are prepared for internal and external audits. Ensure the implementation of corrective action associated with gaps are completed. Leadership role in risk assessment activity to identify areas of improvement across the supply chain and proactively develop plans to mitigate risks. Continually improve performance against key quality metrics such as customer complaints, quality related costs, audit outcomes by proactively leading initiatives. Lead and coordinate food safety or quality incidents with the internal stakeholders and customers. Participate in internal, supplier & co-manufacturer audits when needed Continuously improve quality related knowledge, skills and understanding by conducting training programs and disseminating information covering standards, procedures and policies to assure employees are equipped to meet required standards.   Develop strong working relationship with Barry Callebaut Americas Region senior leadership and Global  QA Manage QA budget   What you can expect from Barry Callebaut: Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time Collaborative atmosphere with like-minded individuals who are passionate about chocolate The ability to grow your career within an organization that values development and internal career growth  
Big House Group Ltd. Chicago, IL, USA
24 Jan, 2020
ABOUT THE COMPANY:   The Zurich-based Barry Callebaut Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – from the origination and processing cocoa beans to producing the finest chocolates, including chocolate fillings, decorations, and compounds. The Group runs more than 50 production facilities worldwide and employs a diverse and dedicated global workforce of over 10,000 people.   The Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from industrial food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.   SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Job Summary: The QA Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of food safety essential programs, initiatives, and certifications for the site by leading, coordinating and executing actions efficiently. You must be able to communicate and interact with all departments and levels of personnel and assimilate pertinent information and data. This position is responsible and owner of the food safety, quality, and legality of our products.   Essential Functions: General: Ensure Food Safety requirements and corporate policies are followed in the facility Participate in third party (Customer, Regulatory) and internal audits (preparation and follow up as assigned) Coordinate local HACCP program and committee as well as coordinate the pest control program (Meetings, changes, updates, training) Perform GMP’s, Internal audits (Suppliers, internal) Complaints trends Issue Corrective Action Requests when necessary and coordinate local GMP guidelines and committee. Responsible for Pest Control Program coordination. Responsible for Sanitation leadership Prepare department reports for NCR non-conformance and disposition. Preventive Controls Qualified Individual leading the food safety plan Assess and evaluate facility personnel and make recommendations regarding strategies to remedy training, skills, or performance deficiencies Coordinate and provide yearly trainings for the Facility for Food Safety and Food Defense Implementation of GFSI Certification throughout the facility (FSSC 22000)   Specific: Track Food Safety programs, execution and results on the Shop Floor Track products parameters are kept within critical limits (food safety & quality) Coordinate EMP swabbing, material sampling, ATP cleaning effectiveness review Perform trend analysis, statistical data review to develop improvement plans (Environmental Monitoring Program, Pest Control, Sanitation) Ensure incoming ingredients are sampled, inspected, and approved for use in the plant Keep Food Safety information up-to-date and well organized HACCP/Food Safety plan owner/coordinator Activities Coordinate and participate in internal audit ( FSS) SOP definition, verification, and validation (SSOP), trainings for Sanitation Crew Perform training and computer tasks related to the QA and F ood S afety topics and as required Root cause analysis using problem-solving tools Sensory panelist of raw material and finished product Coordinate complaints investigation and action plans in conjunction with Production and Maintenance.   Quality Related Ensure data is entered into the Quality Module of SAP accurately and promptly Ensure the correct transactions in SAP are conducted and completed as required (releases, blocks, returns) Perform/participate in traceability and mock recalls Participate in annual management reviews of the entire food safety program and ensure any corrective actions are completed on time Coordinate Hold & Release Program   JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry   Work Experience: At least 2 years of experience in QA or QC in the food industry Understanding of government regulations relating to food processing Knowledge of BRC, FSSC 22000 Certification and other GFSI audit schemes Knowledge of HACCP, GMPs, Environmental Monitoring and microbiological testing Quality System implementation experience a plus HACCP and PCQI Certified Must be willing/open to work on weekends and evening shifts if needed Must be willing to do sensory test chocolate and raw ingredients   Additional Requirements: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (Q M module) Excellent communication skills Individual and team player Strong leadership and coaching abilities Chocolate process knowledge is a plus   What you can expect from Barry Callebaut: Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits, and vacation time Collaborative atmosphere with like-minded individuals who are passionate about chocolate The ability to grow your career within an organization that values development and internal career growth As the QA Supervisor, you will gain valuable business experience in a dynamic and positive working environment   We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Big House Group Ltd. American Canyon, CA 94503, USA