of Food Safety
Sterling Foods 21 reviews - San Antonio, TX 78216
Sterling Foods, a market leader in food service with a continuous focus on
innovation, technology and great tasting products. Currenly
we are looking for a Director of Food Safety.
The Director of Food Safety position is responsible for
establishing a corporate quality assurance system to ensure that Sterling
Foods is providing bakery products of the highest food safety and quality
- Develops, implements and/or
maintains FSMA compliance quality system.
- Ensures passing inspections for
FDA, USDA, Texas Department of State Health Services and 3rd Party
inspection for all plants.
- Verifies and validates HACCP
- Initiates and implements
quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g., Kaizen, Six
Sigma) to raise the performance of the company's product lines.
- Develops, implements, manages
and integrates a QMS for manufacturing plants.
- Designs, implements and
documents procedures for process control, process improvement, testing
- Establishes and implements
metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for
monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound
product quality decisions.
- Performs root-cause analysis
and other problem solving activities to identify effective corrective
actions and process improvements.
- Establishes collection and
analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will
affect improvement of product quality.
- Analyzes customers' product
specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for
ease of manufacture and reproducibility.
- Develops quality planning
methods for all product lines.
- Develops process certification
standards and assist in process certification.
- Participates in internal and
external quality audits.
- Interfaces with supplier and
customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality
control and assures that effective corrective action is implemented.
This position manages all employees of the department
and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the
employees within that department.
- Bachelor's degree in food
sciences, biology, bakery sciences, or cereal sciences or business
administration, or equivalent number of years of experience.
- Ten (10) years of experience in
QA systems implementation and management, with five (5) years as a
CQE/CQM in a medium-size manufacturing environment.
Education and Experience
- Master's degree in science,
biology, food or cereal/grain sciences.
- Experience working in the
- PCQI Certification
- HACCP Certified
- Food Defense Certified
- SQF Practitioner Certification
- Sensory Evaluation Training
- Nutritional Labeling