Coordinator, Quality Assurance

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Job Description: 

At Saputo, we make contributions that matter every day. We're a growing team of dedicated and passionate people around the world with a longstanding history of excellence. Each of our employees bring their best every day and together we create high-quality products our customers and consumers enjoy.To learn more visit us at http://www.saputo.com/en/careers

WHAT YOU WILL DO AT SAPUTO

Job Summary:

Is responsible for the day-to-day quality review and audit of quality control records, compliance documentation to ensure the facility is operating within quality-regulatory limits and guidelines. This position provides specific support to ensure facility compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Federal and State agencies.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily time and temperature chart review, report variances and document corrective action plans.
  • Review filler weights, document and report any variances.
  • Under guidance, maintain and update quality forms, SOPs, policies
  • Support audit preparation for internal and external audits
  • With QA Manager, monitor FSMA pre-requisite programs to ensure programs meet standards to include annual review.
  • Input/update FSMA/HACCP/Food Safety, Quality and Defense records and provide corrective actions in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Monitor/update all Quality System Records
  • Conduct employee training to include SOP’s, QA, Food Safety Training for newly hired employees, refresher and support annual employee training.
  • Facilitate and perform Food Safety/HACCP, Food Quality, Sanitation, Food Defense, Food Micro, Organic, HALAL, Kosher, CCP, GMP, Allergen training and employee awareness.
  • Audit product inventory and usage reports.
  • Audit product inventory and usage reports using SAP and other system reports.
  • Data entry into QA Systems/websites (Dairy.com/ICIX, SAP, etc…).
  • Audit facility sanitation records, report variances and corrective action plans in support of FSMA compliance, report variances.
  • Perform daily time and temperature chart review, report variances and document corrective action plans.
  • Review filler weights, document and report any variances.
  • Support special projects/hold root cause investigations for product quality variances as required in support of QA standards.
  • Support plant employee training as required/SOP annual training for QA team.
  • Maintain Kosher/IMS/Organic/rBST Free Listing/Certificate, track expiration dates.
  • Maintain files for Quality Department.
  • Support internal audits in all areas of plant-5S, GMP, Glass, Food Safety.
  • Perform or initiate record review of QA Systems with QA leadership team for FSMA, HACCP, SQF compliance.
  • Support product Mock Recall process.
  • Provide back-up for the QA techs, if necessary.
  • Comply with the Saputo Code of Ethics and actively apply the Saputo Values.
  • Other job duties and tasks as required.

WHO IS RIGHT FOR THE ROLE

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-based area (ex: Microbiology, Food Science, Dairy Science) of study preferred, or a minimum of 2 years high level plant-based laboratory experience.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail.
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment which includes but not limited to: noise, changing temperatures (hot, wet, cold, humid), standing/walking/bending/stooping/climbing stairs, maneuvering around manufacturing equipment throughout the shift.
  • Working with chemicals, wearing personal protective equipment and following approved chemical handling procedures.
  • Physical lifting up to 40-lbs intermittently throughout shift
  • Shift flexibility. This is a support role for a 24/7 manufacturing facility.

Saputo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

WHAT CAN SAPUTO DO FOR YOU?

Relocation Offered No

Exemption Type non-exempt

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