Position Location: Richland, WA
Business Unit: US/Canada Food and Beverage
Responsible for the Richland site Health, Safety, Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Training functions. The role will interface with the North America functional organizations, regulatory agencies, and customers to implement and improve upon the policies, procedures, and activities associated with operational excellence in these functional areas.
Supervision: 2 direct reports
Health and Safety:
Ensure compliance for all products to all prescribed specifications.
Agility and Innovation
Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt
Responsible for completing 1-2 projects per year
Interface with the North America Continuous Improvement organization.
Seek and implement opportunities to reduce waste and cost within the plant.
Relationships and People
Administration of the internal Achieve Learning Training System.
Responsible for validating training requirements, and develop new programs and modules to support the ongoing development of the site hourly employees.
Primary interface with Ingredion North America Talent Development network.
Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:
Strong working knowledge of OSHA requirements for health and safety.
Practical understanding of Ingredion quality systems, microbiology, and physical and chemical characteristics of starch.
Analytic thinking and troubleshooting skills with a Lean Six Sigma background a plus.
Working knowledge of SAP.
Strong leadership skills, and flexible interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and in a variety of cultures – both internal and external.
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both in creation and execution.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, chemistry, biology, or microbiology.
Minimum five years of experience in EHS or Quality.
Relocation Available? Yes
Job Grade: G