JOB FILLED - Quality Control Manager

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Job Description: 

Major Responsibilities:

- Trains and supervisors activities of quality control, supervisors, and other personnel, on all shifts in the following areas at the Processing Division:

a. Slaughter

b. Eviscerating and chilling

c. Deboning

d. Marination

e. Specialty (Cut-up)

f. Shipping

g. Grounds and facilities


- Ensures quality of products received and produced by (but not limited to):

a. Conformance to Customer specifications

b. Conformance to SFI specifications

c. Conformance to temperature requirements

d. Conformance to other requirements as necessary


- Assess yield performance by:

a. Assuring the accuracy of scales and scale sheets

b. Monitor net weights, package weights, etc

c. Perform wet yield studies twice per month


- Prepares and distributes daily and weekly quality control reports for management

- Monitors plant for compliance with USDA SPS, SSOP, and HACCP/Pathogen reductions regulations

- Manages the implementation of the SIS program or other FSIS programs in the plant

- Investigates and responds to customer inquiries and complaints as directed by the Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, Division Manager or Director, Technical Services

- Maintains quality control hold tag log and supervises the hold tag program

- Inspects facility for pest activity and works with pest control company on control and extermination

- Monitors, evaluates, and coordinates with sales, and plant management on products returned from customers

- Communicates useful information to plant supervisors

- Orders necessary supplies and materials, and coordinates with Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, Division Manager and Director, Technical Services in preparing the quality control budgets

- Provides leadership and encouragement in an atmosphere of safety consciousness as well as efficiency of production

- Performs other duties as required


Position Requirements:

- B.S. Degree in Food Science, Poultry Science, or related field

- One year experience supervising quality control programs in a USDA inspected poultry slaughter facility

- Identifies with the values, philosophy, and mission of Sanderson Farms, Inc.

- Demonstrates ability to manage a Quality Control program

- Organizes tasks and performs duties effectively

- Demonstrates knowledge in the operation of machinery, and is aware of the abilities of other quality control personnel so that accurate quality control data can be collected

- Ability to communicate well and use tact and discretion in dealing with customers, USDA, and other groups

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.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.