Food Safety/QA Manager

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Job Description: 
If you are an energetic, hands-on, results-oriented professional that understands the paramount importance food safety and enjoys performing a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment, look no further. We are a high-growth, family-owned snack food company looking for a Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager who can contribute to our team. In return, you will benefit from advancement and compensation opportunities presented within our company.

In addition to previous experience in a food safety and/or QA role, the ideal candidate will also have the innate ability to proactively get things done, make sound decisions independently and spot opportunities for improvement in our existing processes and procedures.
The Food Safety & QA Manager will oversee the development, implementation and maintenance of food safety and quality programs at a level necessary to receive and maintain GFSI certification while ensuring alignment with company objectives and adherence to regulations published by the FDA and INDPH.
Essential Functions:
    Provide ongoing guidance, execution and vision to develop and support comprehensive food safety and quality programs
    Communicate food safety and quality assurance related information and expectations internally/cross functionally and with external partners
    Monitor performance of food safety and quality control systems to ensure efficacy and efficiency
    Plan and perform bi-annual mock recalls
    Organize and maintain vendor quality control documents
    Review documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and/or inspections
    Supervise/host 3rd party audits and perform internal audits
    One to three years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
    HACCP Certified Manager
    Certified SQF Practitioner
    Previous GFSI audit experience
    Excellent communication, decision-making, motivational, organizational and leadership skills
    BS in Food Science or Food Technology is preferred. A combination of education and experience may suffice.
    Bilingual - English/Spanish
We are a rapidly growing small business with big dreams and clear vision for our future. We offer competitive compensation, a 401(k) program with aggressive company match, paid vacation and holidays as well as strong career advancement opportunities for the right candidate. If you feel like your qualifications and aspirations are in line with our needs and goals, we’re eager to talk to you about our company and this opportunity. Thank you for your interest!

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

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