Meet Trouw’s New Quality Assurance Manager
10 July 2020
Matt Ruth, Trouw Nutrition’s new Quality Assurance Manager, will manage the company’s raw materials, including specifications, testing, data analysis, Product Quality Assurance (PQA) certificate creation, new ingredient assessment and approval, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance, and collaborating with customers and vendors.
Ruth will work closely with Trouw Nutrition’s Quality Assurance leadership, including Tom Best, Director of Quality & Food Safety, and Scott Buchwalter, Senior Quality Assurance and Laboratory Manager.
With over a decade of quality and food safety experience, Ruth brings a wealth of knowledge to the role. Career highlights include increasing sanitation efficiency by a sustainable 10% through standardizing operations, introducing new technologies and improving the vendor selection process; he also decreased customer complaints at Swiss American by 10% through bolstering collaboration between the quality and production departments.
"I am excited to join Trouw Nutrition USA and be part of an organization that is continually at the forefront of pet and livestock nutrition,” said Ruth. “I look forward to using my experience in quality and food safety to help ensure Trouw continues to not only meet, but exceed customer expectations.’’
Ruth is also a Lieutenant with the Village of Maryville Fire Department and holds HazMat Operations certification. For over 10 years, Ruth has helped protect the community from fires and has responded to medical emergencies.
To read more about Ruth’s distinguished quality career, please read his complete bio. Please help us give Ruth a warm welcome!