Site Management Trainee

412 Georgia Ave suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37403
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule
Heavy Travel

Job Description


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


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 required. 

Preferred:  Previous internship experience QA or Production type positions in the Food Processing Industry are highly preferred.


POSITION REQUIREMENT(S): Specialized Skills/License/Certification


  • Ability to travel extensively (sometimes greater than 90%) to assigned locations within training region.

  • Must be willing to work 2nd and 3rd shift, and some weekends if needed during startup situations.

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills.

  • Effective, active listening skills

  • 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

    CORE COMPETENCIES (Essential Job Functions):

  1. Shadow members of QSI’s Operations team, Food Safety Team, Human Resources Team, Safety Team, and Business Development Unit.

  2. Complete relevant training check-lists demonstrating proficiency in each of the identified management tasks.

  3. Learn the core competencies necessary to be successful as QSI Site Management

  4. Complete manual-based training in advance of on-the-job shadowing with each department to establish an introductory level of knowledge about each business function.

  5. Travel to various USDA regulated facilities under contract with QSI to gain a better understanding of how sanitation procedures may differ.

  6. Participate in any relevant QSI Business reviews or customer meetings with training mentor.

  7. May be asked to travel and participate on startup operations temporarily to gain a better understanding of the startup process.

Ryan Whitaker
412 Georgia Ave suite 300
Chattanooga TN 37403
United States