Job Description = Title:
Director of Quality Control
Location: Livingston, CA
Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four
generations. We have always been committed to providing consumers with
the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is
that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our
people will shine through in everything we do.
This position directs the development of programs, policies, and
procedures for the organizations quality control and food safety projects
in support of essential business and process improvement goals of the
Company for the Turkey and Prepared Foods facilities.
Direct the Quality Assurance functions, and activities for 6 facilities
Direct and implement Quality Assurance systems to ensure that processing
specifications are met and that product shipped to customers is within
Develops Quality and Food Safety metrics to measure
effectiveness/progress in areas of responsibility. Interfaces with and
provides technical support to appropriate functions and employees to
assure regulatory compliance, food safety and quality of Foster Farms
Provides technical assistance to operations and manages the following
Food Safety Programs: Recall, Pathogen control (Listeria and Salmonella),
Allergen Control, and HACCP/SSOP Programs. Including direction of
training programs to assure sound quality and food safety habits of plant
Direct the control procedures necessary to assure that products coming
from co-packers are in compliance to corporate quality and food safety
Participate in staffing, hiring, firing, and performance reviews for
Quality Assurance at 6 manufacturing facilities.
Assist with the Corporate Food Defense Program and Assist Corporate
Purchasing Department on Supplier approval process
Preferred MS in Food Science, Food Safety, Meat Science or related field
with at least 5 years of experience or BS degree with at least 10 years
Prior department management experience is preferred.
Must have a working knowledge of meat science, analytical chemistry,
microbiology, and process capability analysis.
Problem solving skills and team management skills.
Ability to manage projects.
Possess good interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication
Technical knowledge of food quality/safety procedures and programs,
regulatory requirements, microbial hazards, HACCP program development,
microbiological laboratory procedures, sanitation procedures and plant
Functions at an autonomous level with minimal supervision.
Must be able to travel and have reliable transportation.
Apply now at www.smartrecruiters.com/FosterFarms/93054842