Quality Product Specialist- Chocolate Plant 1st Shift
Job Location: Bloomington
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
The Bloomington Ferrero facility is in the process of building a new Chocolate Plant which will supply chocolate to Ferrero production sites in North America. The Quality Product Specialist will support in the coordinating of activities surrounding Quality & Food Safety Systems in the new Chocolate Plant. The Quality Product Specialist is a key functional supporting position in Ferrero Quality Organization, reporting directly to the Quality Specialist Supervisor.
This position will be responsible for inspecting, testing, grading, sorting, sampling, weighing and/or sensory testing and assays on products, materials, components, etc. at various stages of the production process. Also manages finished product release criteria (i.e. net contents, sensory program, Critical Control Point [CCP]). Responsibilities will include internal auditing, recording statistical data and analyzing production data to verify compliance or determine deviation from existing standards. The Quality Product Specialist will follow production activities to ensure compliance of the quality standards of products, GMP and Food Safety. Additionally, this position will enforce and promote all company guidelines, policies and good manufacturing practices.
Who we are looking for:
Education and Work Experience: Associate's degree and 1-3 years of relevant work experieince
Must have knowledge in the following areas:
- Production and Processing -- Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods;
- Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products or processes to evaluate quality or performance;
- Operation Monitoring -- understanding gauges, dials, or other indicators to understand quality problems on machines;
- Mathematics -- Using mathematics to work with numbers and analyze results;
- Reading Comprehension -- Understanding industry related documents.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.