Acara Solutions is looking for Technical Manager for our client located in Charlotte, NC-Coordinate certification, audit activities and databases, and lead staff and subcontract auditors. -Authority and responsibility for evaluation, review, and certification decision for the Industry schemes (BRCGS, IFS, SQF)-Technical contact with scheme owners (BRCGS, IFS, SQF)-Monitor scheme owners technical KPI (key performance indicators)-Ensure compliance with WQS Quality Management rules, certification, and international regulations-Ensure impartiality and absence of conflict of interest during certification, audits and training processes-Address non-conformities with WQS staff and subcontractors ensuring corporate compliance-Evaluate and achieve quality goals-Review and approve quality documents as necessary-Report the performance of certification activities to the immediate supervisor-Provide technical support to staff, subcontractors and regional offices-Monitor regional offices performance related to certification activities-Investigate and conclude appeals, complaints and recalls-Develop certification requirements and activities with the immediate supervisor and quality leader-Interface with all departments-Maintain the competence of auditors, inspectors, and technical reviewers including witness assessments-Attend conferences, meetings and seminars as necessary-Process employees’ performance assessments for quality and suggest promotions if applicable-25-30% travelling.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Minimum of 5 years' post qualification full-time experience related to the food industry in a technical, professional or supervisory position.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
- English and Spanish speaker and writer (Portuguese is desirable)
- People and process managerial skills
- To set and manage goals of processes and employees under supervision
- Excellent customer service
- Negotiation & problem solving
- Team player
- Organization and time management
- Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to adhere to deadlines
- Physical ability to work at least 40 hours a week
• Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to background check and a drug screen.
Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.