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Quality Assurance Manager – Utah
Posted by Tami Lister, Tlister@producecareers.com
Job #31546 – Utah
A well-established food processing facility based in the SLC area is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join their Management and take responsibility for the Quality and Foods Safety of the plant. This person will provide oversee, direct, and manage the Quality Assurance and Foods Safety Departments and Programs.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Oversee all aspects of the Quality Assurance Department.
Create, implement, and maintain all Quality/Food Safety related programs, standards, and procedures and the facility.
Ensure the facility and programs comply with federal, state, local, customer and company Quality/Foods Safety programs and procedures.
Responsible for validating any changes or updates to Quality/Foods Safety programs and policies.
Prepare for, handle, and oversee all audits (3rd party, internal) and inspections. Experience or knowledge of GFSI and BRC.
Stay informed, up to date, and read publications to stay up on food safety, quality, laws and regulations pertaining to all applicable Quality/ Food Safety programs.
Ensure all company Quality/Food Safety procedures and policies are followed and documented.
Responsible for training needs of the organizations workforce to ensure compliance with all Quality/Food Safety policies and procedures.
Work with sales and operations to create and maintain specifications and nutritionals of company products.
Oversee and manage the Quality Assurance Department and team.
Oversee the product recall process to ensure communication and completion or product recalls and documentation.
Manages all internal audit functions and activities.
Responsible for facility HACCP and FSMA plans and requirements.
Handle product testing, plant inspections, compliance with Foods Safety programs, etc.
Customer interaction on quality, food safety, programs, specifications, etc.
Attend all Staff/Sales meetings and/or any other company sponsored meetings or trainings.
**Competitive compensation package, bonus. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, life, and vision insurance. Paid vacation and holidays. 401(k) retirement program.
Qualifications or Requirements:
Bachelor degree in related field and previous food industry experience preferred.
Self-starter, positive, motivated and driven for results.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
HACCP certification preferred.
PCQI training or willingness to be trained.
Detail oriented. Ability to follow through with tasks, enforcement, training, etc.
Ability train and lead others in proper Quality/Foods Safety functions and company standards, procedures and policies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Computer skills (Proficient in Excel. Word, Power Point, etc.)
Ability to speak in public and do training presentations, audit and inspection interaction, etc.
Must be good negotiator, innovative and persuasive.
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.