Director Quality, Nutrition

Quality Georgia, Vermont


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

Job Purpose

Plans and manages the provision of quality services, policies and programs.  Leads a team responsible for the management of quality functions specific to the area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the team that designs and manages specified quality strategies and programs designed to support the functional area strategies to align with the principles and values of the organization.
  • Develops systems, philosophies and practices and ensures effective and efficient implementation across the organization, including creating effective communication approaches.
  • Subject matter expert and thought leader on all current and future quality trends for functional area.
  • Supports a culture of ethics, compliance and excellence by assessing functional area, designing and implementing change management interventions.
  • Ensures due diligence with quality functional area to ensure compliance with related laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Provides business leaders with information and analytics when making key quality decisions.
  • Provides supervision for staff including hiring, training, performance management, mentoring and development.


  • Typically, twelve plus years of increasingly responsible experience in a large corporate environment; with a proven track record in overcoming business challenges and University Degree in a scientific discipline or closely aligned field.
  • Previous experience developing and implementing quality systems, in the food/nutritional, or preferably Infant Formula industry.
  • Ability to analyze business issues and understand implications of quality decisions.
  • Must possess expert knowledge of state, federal and other regulations governing quality practices.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, including well-developed interpersonal skills and strong written communication skills.
  • Management skills with ability to manage and develop teams and manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective relationships and ability to collaborate and build relations with stakeholder across functional and organization lines, and program development and management skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with technology tools to support the quality function including excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite environment.