Quality Assurance Manager - Bar Harbor
Seafood – Orlando, FL
The QA Manager will assist the Director of Quality Control to assure
compliance with all regulatory standards and requirements and also assures
consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good
manufacturing practice (GMP) policies, adherence to SQF standards; validating
processes; providing documentation. This position is responsible for
maintaining our SQF and HACCP programs as well as for conducting audits and ensure all paperwork is in order from various departments.
Enhance the workforce knowledge base of quality systems,
objectives and expectations through training and coaching of employees;
communication of food safety expectations
Monitors standard work performance and enforcement of food
safety policies and procedures.
Responsible for Vendor Verification of all fresh / frozen
suppliers Certification, making sure all suppliers are
current with the required food safety documentation and maintain a current
database for all suppliers.
Maintain oversight of the Sanitation crew. Assist in
training and cleaning procedures, ATP swabbing, and micro-samples.
Have Seafood HACCP / and SQF or BRC experience or the
ability to obtain the Certification.
Develops quality assurance action plans by conducting a
risk assessment of the operation for potential critical failure points,
hazard analysis, and food safety risks (HACCP).
Validates effectiveness of quality processes by assuring
product compliance to specifications, monitoring control charts for trends
and/or out of control conditions, analyze statistical data summaries for
indications of compliance issues, validate gauging and measurement systems
Actively engaged in the efforts surrounding new / existing
product qualifications to meet internal expectations
Assure maintenance of plant housekeeping and Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMP) to all internal and customer standards. Act as plant Product
Safety team leader to assure compliance to food safety standards (SQF, BRC)
along with relevant training.
Prepares quality documentation and reports by collecting,
analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes,
stability studies, recalls, corrective actions, and re-validations.
Bachelor's degree in Food Science. Have Seafood
HACCP / and SQF or BRC experience or the ability to obtain the Certification.
Multi-functional team leadership and project management
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
Ability to drive process improvement
Willingness to seek professional growth and development as
the scope of the position increases
Demonstrated integrity, maturity, professionalism, and
Experience with seafood or food preferred, but not
Bar Harbor Seafood (distribution division of Bar Harbor Lobster
Company, Inc.) is the largest independent seafood distributor in Central
Florida. Visit our website at BarHarborSeafood.com for more Company