Manager-Quality Assurance - Lakeside Foods
This position is
responsible for management of the quality control functions and quality
control personnel at the Brooten production facility. Specific duties
will focus on the development and maintenance of the in-house food quality
programs with emphasis on raw product preparation, thermal processing,
sanitation and freezer applications to ensure all products meet food safety
and quality standards.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND
- Ensure all Federal, State, and
Local laws and regulations as well as Lakeside Foods Policy and
Procedures related to food safety and quality are followed at all
- Ensure the proper application
of 21 CFR 113 processing, including proper equipment, proper calibration
for CCP monitoring equipment, proper application of the filed scheduled
- Ensure updated and proper
application of all SSOPs, bacteriological monitoring and investigation,
and sanitation inspections.
- Ensure the maintenance of all
quality control programs, procedures, documentation, and statistical
records including X-Bar Charts.
- Review all daily processing
records to ensure compliance to 21 CFR 110, 21 CFR 113, customer
specifications, Lakeside Foods Policy, etc.
- Determine the quality level of
product and assign grades based on Lakeside Foods Policy and Procedures.
- Assist in FDA, USDA, State,
Third Party, internal, and customer audits and inspections.
- Communicate real-time quality
data to all affected departments to ensure customer specifications are
- Thoroughly investigate and
respond to customer complaints on a timely basis.
- The quality manager is
responsible for ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements, industry
regulated standards, and overall food safety and quality functions
- Ensure proper management of
held product, storage condition, and quality of labeling, packaging, and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
- A Food Science degree or
Technical courses in Chemistry, Bacteriology or a related field, with one
or more years of practical experience or a combination of both.
Knowledge of vegetable freezing is preferred.
- Ability to read, analyze, and
interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports,
business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present
information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers,
and the general public.
- Ability to add, subtract,
multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio,
and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to solve practical
problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety
of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
Lakeside Foods offers
competitive pay and benefits package. If interested apply