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4 Jan 2021

Midwest Quality Assurance Manager – Midwest

Posted by Brandi Boehme, Bboehme@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #37365

  • A state-of-the-art, commercial greenhouse is seeking an expert in Quality Assurance & Food Safety to join their growing team!
  • This position will be responsible for managing and executing continuous improvement of the food safety program in our client’s high-tech greenhouse.
  • This position is based in the Midwest, with relocation assistance available. (Call or apply for specific location).

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee and lead the day-to-day FS and QA operations.
  • Interface, interact and lead a world class CEA team in accordance to the company HACCP and Food Safety plans.
  • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to confines of production, defined budged, and deadlines.
  • Lead integrated pest management program.
  • Develop and implement preventative measures to ensure compliance with all company and government regulations and requirements regarding safety and quality.
  • Manage and train greenhouse staff on SOPs.
  • Assist with development and continuous improvement of innovative policies and procedures to meet or exceed company’s projected crop yields & quality.
  • Assist with the collection of data for audits and continuous improvement.

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years of FS/QA experience within the fresh produce industry required. *CEA experience preferred*
  • Thorough knowledge of SOPs, GMPs, and food safety certifications (HACCP, PCQI, SQF).
  • Knowledge of food microbiology, food safety, and food defense.
  • Commercial scale greenhouse production experience in a Controlled Agricultural Environment strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, microbiology, food science, chemical engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Solution-oriented problem solver

 

Please contact Brandi Boehme, bboehme@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D. Job Types: Midwest. Job expires in Endless.

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