Forever Living is a multi-billion dollar company with a
presence in over 150 countries. We manufacture and sell dozens of
exclusive, beneficial wellness products based on one of nature's purest
gifts - aloe vera. The key to Foreverís success
is commitment to quality and purity. In order to ensure the highest
quality, Forever cultivates aloe vera on its
privately owned plantations, avoiding the use of herbicides or
Aloe Vera America, Inc is the manufacturing
keystone for our entire operation around the world. From here we control
the Texas and Dominican Republic plantations, our processing facility in
Mission, Texas, over 8 million gallons of Aloe Vera gel every year and
the manufacturing of our many successful lines of Aloe Vera products.
This incredible facility has millions of dollars invested in
state-of-the-art technology, product labs, e-commerce, and research and
development facilities in order to ensure that Forever Living Products
are consistently delivering the highest quality products in the world.
DESCRIPTION: The Quality Assurance
Control Manager is responsible for all quality activities required for
compliance to Aloe Vera of Americaís quality management system and
compliance with applicable cGMP regulations.
Lead the development and execution of all Quality
Assurance programs and activities that ensure compliance with company
policies, food safety standards, government regulations, and industry
best practices including GMP and HACCP. The QA Control Manager will
integrate quality assurance and quality control into all functions and
Manage all documentation for all Food Safety and Quality
Perform hazard analysis on new products, processes,
ingredients, and packaging
Enforce and continually improve GMP programs. Conduct GMP
audits of the warehouse and facility
Recall and traceability coordinator for the facility
Daily oversight of GMP in the facility and Quality
Identify and implement appropriate Quality Assurance/Control
policies and procedures
Train Quality technicians to perform routine chemical
tests, line inspections, environmental swabs, and other typical duties.
Administer the plantís environmental microbiological
testing program as well as its finished good microbiological testing
Respond to all customer complaints and implement
Ensure that all staff receives required cGMP, HACCP, Food
Defense, Allergen and any other QA/Food Safety related trainings.
Coordinate delivery of COA documents to customers
Manage the plantís shelf life testing program
Manage the sample retention program
Work with research and development to write specifications
for new products
Responsible for communication of quality and food safety
standards to plant personnel through training, corrective actions,
quality and food safety audits, production monitoring and product
Lead cross-functional HACCP and Food Safety team.
Validate, verify and review quality management and food
safety systems to assure adherence to the food cGMP regulations, product
specifications, regulatory compliance and plant and corporate policies
Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to
maintain cGMP compliance, improve product quality, production efficiency,
and reduce finished product rejects/complaints.
Provide technical direction for compliance and continuous
improvement of the quality management systems
Development and improvement of quality systems and
Monitor processes to assure GMP compliance and adherence
to company SOPs.
Assists, as needed, with FDA or other regulatory
Assure compliance to company and industry standards
Oversee the Final Review of Batch Records and Release of
Finished Product according to Current Standard Operating procedures and
All other duties as assigned.
& SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:
Detailed knowledge and track record of successful
implementation of food manufacturing policies and procedures (cGMP)
Certification and training in Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Points (HACCP)
Proficient knowledge of HACCP and the proven ability to
write HACCP plans
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to
communicate effectively with management, employees, suppliers, and
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
Possess excellent analytical, problem solving, and
decision making skills
Acts with high integrity and honesty in good times and bad
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:
Stand/remain upright for 3-4 hours at a time
Stand/remain upright for 3-4 hours at a time for up to 6
Sit up to 5 hours at a time
Use keyboard and computer.
Reach forward and overhead, kneel, twist, turn and bend.
Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:
BS degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Food Process
Engineering, or Advance degree in related field
HACCP Certification is required.
Minimum of 5-7 years QA food processing experience
preferred: minimum 2 years management preferred
Experience in cGMP regulated industry with experience
conducting GMP internal audits.
Proficiency using and servicing basic lab equipment
Proficiency with technology is highly desirable. The ideal
candidate should be very proficient with Microsoft Excel and Outlook and
be very comfortable with Windows-based computers in general.
Ability to speak, read and write both in the English &
Spanish language is desirable.
Note: Forever Living Products and Aloe Vera of America are
Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered
for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If
you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process
because of a disability, it is available upon request. Forever Living
Products and Aloe Vera of America are pleased to provide such assistance,
and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.