Quality Assurance Manager - USDA Plant
Manufacturer of prepared Deli meats supplying foodservice and grocery retail. 150K sq.ft. Plant, 5-day week, 3-shift, employing 300. Responsibilities: Audit Preparation for 2 facilities in preparing and successfully completing all 3rd party audits. Designated the SQF practitioner. Review and communicate all internal and 3rd party audit findings with management and company ownership. Oversees and approves corrective actions and formal responses. Responsible for updating and creating HACCP programs, prerequisite programs, and crisis management programs to ensure compliance with federal regulations and customer requirements. Responsible for the validation and verification activities of the SQF system. Responsible for the Listeria and Allergen Control Programs. Oversee new product development and improve current products. Ensures new ingredients, supplier changes are documented. Oversees and implements all training programs ranging from basic GMPs to HACCP to SQF requirements. Creates the daily sanitation schedules and ensures they are followed and documented. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and employee schedules. Member of the Process Safety Management Team, The Crisis Communications Team and the Product Management Group. Qualifications: BS animal science, food science, manufacturing engineering, microbiology, business administration or related. 5+ years in a QA supervisory role. Ability to work with USDA inspector. Flexibility with work schedule, including weekend shifts, when necessary. SQF Certification preferred HACCP Certification preferred USDA Labeling experience $90-100K, bonus, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation, ETO.