JOB FILLED - Document Control Specialist - #4174

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Job Description: 
Document Control Specialist
Reports to: QA Manager
Part time -30 hours weekly; schedule to be determined
Full time will be considered with the addition of support tasks
Hybrid – onsite Cheshire, CT /remote available to candidates outside of CT
Position Summary
Manage and maintain supplier certifications and approvals and work alongside QA Manager as a PCQI Certified Document Control Specialist to develop and maintain a compliant Food Safety Plan.  PCQI certification can be obtained after hire.
Major Responsibilities
  • Work alongside QA Manager to develop and maintain Food Safety Plan for its Distribution Center, including the Recall Plan.
  • Assist QA Manager during 3rd party audits and lead Corrective Actions, management review meetings and updates to the Food Safety Plan following 3rd party audits.
  • Develop and maintain Supplier Approval alongside management and collect all necessary documents to approve new suppliers.
  • Monitor external recalls and immediately notify company of any produce-related recalls.
  • Complete PCQI training and stay updated on all produce-related FDA and USDA regulations through any means including the FDA and USDA websites, email alerts, produce newsletters, webinars, etc.
  • Manage and maintain supplier documentation on 3iVerify platform including: requesting and approving certificates and audits, issuing and approving supplier approval questionnaires, and ensuring documentation is current and updated upon expiration.
  • Fulfill customers' requests for food safety certificates and audits, questionnaires, and any other quality assurance document.
  • Establish and maintain effective contacts and channels of communication with auditing body, customers, suppliers, FDA and USDA (when required), and other food safety professionals.
  • Stay engaged with produce and transportation food safety best practices and regulatory requirements as they evolve with emerging food safety research to ensure the integrity of Food Safety program.

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