Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the company’s Quality Assurance Program, including development and administration of said program, training and coaching employees, while facilitating change throughout the organization. This position will be responsible for establishing policies and procedures at all levels to ensure that the Quality Assurance Program meets or exceeds internal and external customer’s needs and expectations. This includes leading quality and food safety programs to ensure the highest standards are met in accordance to company policies and procedures, customer specifications and industry regulations.
Quality Assurance Manager Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the daily operation of the quality department to ensure flow of product to clients
Maintain/update all quality records, including QMS documents, final inspections and QOS
Guarantee the quality of key inputs from our key vendors/providers
Implement, maintain and improve a system to operate at a high food safety level
Establish and maintain the right sampling methods for the production, packaging, and shipping processes
Define and maintain the biosecurity processes
Define and maintain a sanitation program
Performs internal quality audits and assist with external audits of suppliers
Maintain the company’s quality program towardAS9100 Standard through proper documentation, training and implementation
Coordinates detailed quality planning with other staff and department managers
Ensures products meet company, customer and regulatory requirements for quality and food safety
Work with production employees to ensure plant compliance
Perform monthly sanitation and quality self-assessment inspections
Work with Quality Assurance employees to resolve any non-compliance issues
Performs hazard analysis and critical control point studies
Investigate causes of quality problems and proposing solutions
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemical engineering, science or related degree is preferred
Five (5) or more years of related experience, with ASW training certificates preferred
Knowledge and understanding of Quality Management Systems
Understanding of trades, disciplines, associated special processes, inspection, testing techniques, construction industry codes, standards and jurisdictional requirements related to the industry
HACCP, SQF or other GFSI certification preferred
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