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Senior Quality Team Leader

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

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Date: Jan 4, 2018

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as one of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine & spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers!

Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing.

Are you a dynamic individual who can bring passion and an enthusiasm for Quality to our team? E. & J. Gallo Winery is seeking a Quality Team Leader to join our family.  As a Team Leader, you will directly supervise team members that are engaged in chemical and microbiological analysis, sanitation and process controls monitoring.  Additionally, you will be key in driving the implementation of ISO: 17025 Lab Quality Standards in our Operations Support Laboratory.

What You Will Do:

  • Develops or updates systems to improve product safety and product conformity
  • Supports the improvement and management of the document control and record management system
  • Creates and executes training programs to educate technical operators on the calibration, method of use, and interpretation of results of measurement equipment
  • Supports the development of standards to meet all quality specifications and recommends changes to procedures
  • Ensures that all activities are in compliance with organization goals and acceptable regulations
  • Compiles, analyzes, interprets, and reports results
  • Investigates quality issues and makes recommendations for resolving issues
  • Monitors and reviews the progress and accuracy of assigned work
  • Ensures the consistent application of organization policies
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance
  • Develops, coaches and mentors subordinate staff
  • Conducts performance evaluations, scheduling and approving overtime; takes disciplinary action as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues
  • Addresses complaints and resolves issues
  • Rotates on grave, swing, and split-shifts occasionally to drive team development, food safety and quality investigations

What You Need:

  • Bachelor of Science degree plus 4 years of quality assurance/quality control, production, operations or engineering experience reflecting increasing levels or responsibility OR 8 years of quality assurance/quality control, production, operations, or engineering experience reflecting increasing levels or responsibility
  • Working knowledge of FSSC 22000, IFS, Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CFR Title 21 Part 110), and HACCP
  • Supervisory/management experience
  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Engineering or related field plus 6 years of food and beverage production quality assurance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience auditing of Food Safety or Quality Systems
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated team building, leadership and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated use of root cause analysis or Lean tools
  • Experience making effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and boards of directors
  • Experience building relationships and influencing organizational functions such as Operations, Engineering, Supplier Development, and Supply Chain
  • Experience effectively responding to sensitive inquiries and complaints

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Job Posting ID - 48442 




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Nearest Major Market: Modesto

Job Segment: Law, Food Safety, Manager, QA, Quality, Legal, Management

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