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Food Safety / Quality Assurance Director

Jacksonville, FL




·        Contract:Permanent

·        Schedule:Full Time


The Role

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Food Safety/Quality Assurance Director to join our team here at Greencore. The FSQA Director leads our technical function on-site, ensuring that we are producing food of the highest quality for our clients at all times. Within your role of FSQA Director you will be working to maintain the extremely high quality standards that we set while maintaining the quality of our service delivery.  

You will ensure that our products conform to all relevant specifications and that we are fully compliant against our Customer Codes of Practice, HACCP and all current legislation. This position will be located in our Jacksonville, FL manufacturing site.

A little about Greencore

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer; we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

What you'll be doing

You’ll take the lead on investigations into key deviations from process and customer specification, ensuring that appropriate action is taken to bring the process back under control.

A large part of your role will be the management of your Technical team, focusing on supporting and leading your team to deliver successful results for the business, in addition to playing a key role in mentoring them to realize their own potential both now and in the future.  You’ll be monitoring departmental KPI’s and challenging improvement, when required, to ensure targets are achieved and improved. 

You’ll be a leader and truly value a culture of continuous improvement as well as ensuring that the entire factory is a safe working environment and that the department meets all GMP and Environmental, Health and Safety requirements.  Within your role as FSQA Director you will support the wider business and will assist with customer site visits, audits and business reviews.

What you'll need

With an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, you'll have a food science background with a great experience of managing quality management systems in high paced chilled food production environments. You’ll be responsible for the food safety management across the site and so a background in food science and legislation will be a must. Some graduate study in the field is highly desired but not required.

With demonstrable experience of applying food legislation to manufacturing practice, you'll have experience of managing supplier auditors and the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life data.

You’ll be more than capable of managing your own work load in addition to managing your team. With strong influencing skills, you’ll look to persuade others of improvements and innovations that can be made to improve food safety across sites. 

Not only are you working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers, but you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.


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