QSI, a member company of the Vincit Group, is seeking an Site Management Trainee. The Vincit Group is a single source provider with a network of eight member companies that deliver maximum efficiency through the vertical integration of chemical services, contract sanitation management, as well as automation and engineering solutions. The Vincit Group Services provides IT, finance, marketing and human resources support to the member companies. We currently have over 6,000 associates among all member companies in the organization.
QSI provides contract sanitation services to the protein processing, tobacco, commercial baking, dairy, fish, pet food, snack food, and ready-to-eat food industries. Our clients include some of the most prestigious and well known food brands in the world, and we protect their brand names by ensuring that their products are free from bacteria that could contaminate the nation’s food supply. Privately held and headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee with distribution centers strategically located throughout the nation, we are a national leader in Plant Sanitation.
For more information on QSI, visit our website at http://www.vincitgroup.com/qsi/
The site management trainee is responsible for learning the necessary
knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively run one of QSI’s USDA regulated
facilities. This individual will be
responsible for completing both on the job and manual-based training over a
period of 6 months. During each phase of
the program this individual will be responsible for passing assessments
demonstrating he or she has gained the necessary knowledge needed to advance
within the training program. The primary
objective for the Management Trainee is to become proficient in the areas of
Customer Service & Relations, Operational Excellence, Food Safety, Human
Resources, and Safety. The position
provides a defined path onto QSI’s site management team, and provides
individuals with base knowledge necessary to advance within the company.
Required: Some college experience required; or
equivalent years of experience within the Food Processing Industry
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Business Management,
Agribusiness, or Food Science is preferred
Required: No previous experience required. Experience
working with Microsoft Office Programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
Preferred: Previous internship experience QA or
Production type positions in the Food Processing Industry are highly preferred.
REQUIREMENT(S): Specialized Skills/License/Certification
Ability to travel
extensively (sometimes greater than 90%) to assigned locations within training
Must be willing to work 2nd
and 3rd shift, and some weekends if needed during startup
Must be a self-starter with
excellent organizational skills.
Effective, active listening
Must be comfortable
speaking in both one-on-one and public situations with the ability to
communicate information clearly and effectively.
Proficiency using software
programs such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
Must demonstrate an
inquisitive attitude with the ability to seek out answers to questions that may
arise during training.
Must be willing to work in
a team-based environment with the ability to support the QSI team as needed.
Preferred: Previous experience
working in an industrial setting
COMPETENCIES (Essential Job Functions):
members of QSI’s Operations team, Food Safety Team, Human Resources Team,
Safety Team, and Business Development Unit.
relevant training check-lists demonstrating proficiency in each of the
identified management tasks.
the core competencies necessary to be successful as QSI Site Management
manual-based training in advance of on-the-job shadowing with each department
to establish an introductory level of knowledge about each business function.
to various USDA regulated facilities under contract with QSI to gain a better
understanding of how sanitation procedures may differ.
Participate in any relevant QSI Business reviews
or customer meetings with training mentor.
May be asked to travel and participate on
startup operations temporarily to gain a better understanding of the startup