General Mills is among the world’s leading food companies with the purpose of serving the world by Making Food People Love .
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, with fiscal 2018 global net sales of US $15.7 billion, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more.
We have a commitment to developing each employee's talents and skills for the benefit of the business and the person. We recruit people with the potential to succeed, and then help them realize that potential.
At Inofita Plant, Greece we are looking for a high-potential professional with solid academic background in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Food Science / Food Technology, eager to learn, with strong analytical skills and continuous improvement mentality to join the Food Safety & Quality team in the role of FSQ Technologist (on a shift basis) .
Enable the execution of solid foundational prerequisite programs and HACCP Utilizing ISO 22000 standards (FSSC)
Provide functional leadership to support Plant and Department objectives
Enable Continuous Improvement initiatives
Using quality engineering principles to collect, analyze and interpret in-process and analytical data to make quality evaluations, recommend actions for improvement and assure resolution, on a timely basis
Provide leadership and technical support for R&D, reformulations and new product start-ups
Develop action plans with Operations, R&D, Engineering, and Quality and Regulatory teams to ensure product specifications, analytical procedures and sampling programs are appropriate and meet system capability and key consumer and customer requirements
Provide training in the area of food science, applied statistics, and food safety and quality measurement systems to appropriate personnel
Enable / Drive sanitary design improvements for processing systems
Ensure the facility meets all GMP / regulatory, sanitation, and product safety guidelines
Support Customer and 3rd party audits
Collaborate with Sales and R&D to address customer complaints and manage product issues
Provide technical expertise to drive root cause to problem areas
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Science / Food Technology, Chemistry
Up to 1 year relevant working experience
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage through influence and work effectively with people from different backgrounds, teams and departments
Ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust priorities
Proactive in addressing issues and seeking improvement opportunities
Demonstrated understanding of technology, including complexities of products, machinery, and costs
Ability to train, coach and develop others individually and in teams
Self-starter who has the ability to identify the need, prioritize workload while meeting commitments
Knowledge of product protection and quality engineering principles
Teamwork spirit, learning agility and ownership mindset
What will you get from us?
Opportunity for career development in a leading multinational company
An employee-focused culture and a dynamic work environment
Continuous professional development and access to training resources
Benefits such as private healthcare, transportation and performance incentive
Choosing a career with us means joining a company that makes a difference all over the globe, all day long. There is tremendous opportunity here for creative thinkers who want to lead the industry through innovation, nourish the world with quality, and be part of something big.