Company Description

Who We Are

Relay Resources is committed to doing things differently in order to make a difference. We don’t just place people in jobs, we partner with our customers to identify business needs and create customized solutions. We engage with a community of willing and able workers who have faced barriers, and help them to lead more fulfilling and independent lives through training, employment, and housing. Because success isn’t just about putting people to work. It’s about all of us. Working. Together.

 

We are a nonprofit employing approximately 800 people and operating under a business model that does not rely on contributions, grants or fundraising. Relay Resources is poised for sustainable growth and looking for candidates like you to join our team!

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced food quality scientist who enjoys their time in a lab or food plant just as much as building relationships with customers and other key stakeholders. Our new quality manager will be able to contribute to a growing GMP program and will love solving co-packing puzzles with Relay’s safety and our customers’ needs in mind. The ideal candidate has confidence and can present themselves professionally in an accessible way. A blend of technical and interpersonal skills is a must to help Relay achieve its “double bottom line:” sustaining revenue as well as creating jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering or related technical field isrequired; an advanced degree is desirable

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a technical area such as R&D, product development, laboratory management, quality management systems, or food process engineering

  • Experience effectively leading a team and accomplishing goals through others; a minimum 1 year experience directly managing others

  • Basic understanding of regulatory and food law, including AAFCO Guidelines

  • Key functional skills, including:

    • HACCP and SQF2 edition 8 management

    • FSSC22000 scheme and quality management systems

    • Project & Change Management Processes

    • Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

    • Integrated Sanitation and Pest Control Management

    • GMP and Personnel Hygiene Management

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile, safe driving record and insurance coverage acceptable to Relay Resources insurance carrier.

  • Ability to pass drug screening and criminal history background check and/or fingerprinting as appropriate at any time during employment.

  • Actively demonstrate Relay Resources’ How We Work Together behaviors:

    How We Work Together:

    • We Presume Positive Intent

    • We Respect Our Differences

    • We Engage in Direct Dialogue

    • We Love Creative & Unconventional Approaches

    • We Apply Common Sense

    • We Hold Each Other Accountable

    • We Are Solution-Oriented

    • We Expect Honesty and Integrity

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