Cargill Regional Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Manager - CAN in Thailand

Regional Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Manager - CAN

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose & Summary:

Responsible in a specific region for deployment and management of all Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) systems across multiple businesses in the enterprise to ensure alignment with strategic and tactical plans including: continuous improvement of FSQR processes and systems, developing and implementing FSQR policies, ensuring connectivity and collaboration between businesses and functions, talent management, directing management of the overall external FSQR environment including customer, supplier and regulatory interfaces at the leadership level for the region in the enterprise.

Key member of the enterprise FSQR leadership team.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • 30% Direct regional deployment, management and continuous improvement for all FSQR systems across multiple businesses in the region. Will be aligned with regional projects cascading and guareenting corporate initiatives are also deployed at the local level.

  • 20% Direct FSQR organization across manufacturing facilities for multiple businesses in the enterprise region (South Asia) for interpretation and implementation of FSQR policies, regulatory, customer and supplier standards. Responsible to ensure connectivity and collaboration between businesses and to mediate and resolve FSQR issues in the region (i.e. incidents).

  • 15% Leads talent management, performance management and leadership development of FSQR employees in the region to enable an overall business perspective and acumen of the FSQR employees in the region to ensure a deep bench of FSQR talent.

  • 10% Responsible to ensure structure/resources and systems are in place to achieve short and long term management of the external FSQR regulatory environment in coordination and collaboration with other enterprise and corporate Functions such as SMT, RMS, Law, and Corporate Affairs in the region.

  • 10% Responsible for being a focal point on complex FSQR customer issues within the region and coordinate regionally on external facing FSQR issues for all businesses in the region.

  • 10% Assist with creation and direct regional implementation of both long range (strategic) and short range (tactical) FSQR plans for the enterprise in alignment with enterprise and Cargill business objectives. Collaborate with FSQR peers.

  • 5% Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree

  • Intermediate Food Safety and Quality Auditing/Compliance - Applies auditing/quality compliance skills to identify & manage risks/compliance.

  • Intermediate HACCP Knowledge/Implementation - Applies HACCP to identify and control food safety hazards.

  • Intermediate Customer Specifications Management - Interfaces effectively with customers; ensures products meet customer specifications; answers questions and solves customer problems.

  • Advanced Plant Manufacturing Quality Knowledge - Demonstrates practical knowledge of manufacturing processes and operations.

  • Intermediate Business Acumen - Applies deep and practical business acumen to partner effectively with business counterparts.

  • Intermediate Knowledge of Food Laws & Regulations - Stays up-to-date and ensures compliance with food laws and regulations. Should work closely to feed industry associations into the region.

  • Intermediate Supplier Quality Assurance - Identifies and addresses supplier quality issues as well as different risks on production chain.

  • Intermediate Managing and Improving FSQR Processes - Delivers processes that are aligned, effective, and optimize Cargill resources.

  • Intermediate Project Management - Applies a structured, disciplined approach to planning, administering and completing projects successfully.

  • Intermediate External Partnering - Builds relationships and negotiates effectively with external groups.

  • Intermediate Training / Meeting Management - Delivers learning solutions in a manner that engages learners and produces desired outcomes.

  • Basic Scientific Knowledge - Applies scientific knowledge, principles to identify and manage risks.

  • Basic Product Information/Documentation - Prepares product information and documentation that meet regulatory compliance requirements.

  • Basic Risk Assessment - Conducts and communicates the results of a scientific evaluation of the known or potential adverse health effects resulting from human or animal exposure to food borne hazards.

  • Basic Knowledge of Quality Standards & Quality Tools - Applies knowledge of quality standards and tools to enhance food safety and quality.

Travel 30%

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, Animal Science or related field

  • Advanced degree in an area directly relevant to Food or Feed Safety

  • International Experience – Ability to achieve results in a global environment with diverse groups of people

  • Regulatory Experience

  • Managerial Experience in a Plant Environment

  • Advanced Business Acumen - Applies deep and practical business acumen to partner effectively with business counterparts.

  • Advanced Knowledge of Food Laws & Regulations - Stays up-to-date and ensures compliance with food laws and regulations.

  • Advanced Knowledge of Quality Standards & Quality Tools - Applies knowledge of quality standards and tools to enhance food safety and quality

  • Advanced External Partnering - Builds relationships and negotiates effectively with external groups.

  • Advanced Project Management - Applies a structured, disciplined approach to planning, administering and completing projects successfully.

  • Advanced Managing & Improving FSQR Processes - Delivers processes that are aligned, effective, and optimize Cargill resources.

  • Advanced Supply Quality Assurance - Identifies and addresses supplier quality issues.

  • Advanced Knowledge of Cargill Policies & Standards - Applies CFSRA policy and standards to enhance food safety and quality. Support the business on application of the guidelines described on CAN Policy manual.

  • Intermediate Scientific Knowledge - Applies scientific knowledge, principles to identify and manage risks.

  • Intermediate Product Information - Prepares product information and documentation that meet regulatory compliance requirements.

Position Contacts:

  • Operations – COM/POM/ROM

  • Cargill corporate FSQR team

  • Procurement – RMS

  • Technology/formulation (SMT)

  • Peers

  • Regulatory Agencies

  • Customers

  • Suppliers

Complexities

  • Commodity Mindset

  • Changing Regulatory Environment

  • Decentralized Structure

  • Geographical Diversity

  • Market growing / external needs

Magnitude / Scope:

  • Financial Across Entire Platform/South Asia: $100 Million

  • Enterprise Reputation: Unmeasurable

  • CAN South Asia business footprint: Unmeasurable

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location Thailand

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: THA00152