Responsible to direct and oversee the building and
maintaining all necessary quality and food safety programs at TCCA.
Specific responsibilities include oversight of all regulatory, quality
assurance and quality control activities associated with the Tillamook
manufacturing plant location.
Build and maintain all necessary quality and food safety
programs, including oversight of all regulatory, quality assurance and
quality control activities.
Responsible for the hiring, training, and retention of a
high performing team in the department
Manages and directs the plant QA and sanitation staff.
Maintains and chairs HACCP and prerequisite food safety
programs for facilities operations.
Assists Quality management team with development and
implementation of food safety and quality initiative programs.
Works collaboratively with all departments to insure quality
and safety programs are properly designed, implemented, and maintained.
Oversees food safety and quality related training for
Serve as primary plant contact for USDA, FDA, third-party
auditors and ODA officials.
Provide feedback, direction, and support to senior
management, sales/marketing, warehouse, logistics and production on
quality, food safety, regulatory, labeling, or other concerns.
Research, identify, and resolve concerns identified by sales
and marketing, in-house production, and upper management related to quality
Develop and maintain documentation of existing and new
Direct Supervison for QA
Supervisor & Manufacturing Sanitation Manager
Responsible to develop budget and authorize expenditures
within approved department budget.
Establishes, monitors, and reviews individual and team performance.
Perform other duties as requested.
Education and Experience:
degree in Food Science, Microbiology or related field; or one to two years
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
and SQF Practitioner certification is required (may be obtained upon hire).
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
with employees, supervisors and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Must be computer literate with intermediate knowledge
of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint. ERP system
knowledge is required; NAV is a plus.
Must be a team player and be able to interact with
staff at all levels of the company.
Must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines,
and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work
independently with little supervision. Familiarity with Regulatory and PMO
requirements if required.
Management Team Responsibilities:
Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined
in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs
that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits.
Responsible for taking necessary action on all food safety
and quality problems reported or observed.
Excellent time-management skills with the ability to
work independently with little supervision.
Fulltime position; Pay DOE with excellent benifits including relocation assistance if needed.
Creamery Association is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer , which includes disabled veterans,
recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, and armed forces
service medal veterans.