Quality Assurance Manager

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Job Description: 

PURPOSE: To develop and manage product quality and food safety programs for a variety
of minimally processed vegetables.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a 4-year degree in Biology, Food Science, or related field
with a minimum of 5 years’ of experience working with minimally processed vegetables including
leafy greens. Must have experience creating, updating, and implementing food safety programs.
Knowledge of HACCP, the Food Safety Modernization Act, and GFSI-compliant auditing is
required. Preventive Controls Qualified Individual preferred. Must be able to maintain
confidentiality about all aspects of job at all times. Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks
simultaneously. Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean
DMV driving record. Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: This position will be responsible for ensuring that food safety
programs are being followed and are compliant with all relevant auditing requirements.
Responsible for reviewing and maintaining HACCP plans, SSOP’s, GMP’s and other pre-requisite
programs as necessary. Conduct regular Food Safety and HACCP training for all personnel.
Supervise quality assurance/control personnel. Manage food safety and quality programs for
multiple minimally processed vegetable product lines. Ensure that facilities are prepared for both
scheduled and unannounced food safety inspections (3 rd party, regulatory, customers). Assess and
resolve non-conformances with regulatory guidelines or customer requirements. Protect security
and confidentiality of company information at all times. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as
assigned. Conduct studies as requested by VP of QA.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work in wet and damp environment. Exposed to outdoor given
climate. Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Sight, hearing,
lifting, standing, climbing stairways, walking and balancing both feet on even and uneven
surfaces, bending, twisting, crawling, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward, reaching overhead,
reaching below shoulder, wrist turning, neck turning.

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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