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Meat Plant Quality Assurance Manager - Shamrock Foods Ė Phoenix, AZ
∑ Develop, maintain and supervises all aspects of Quality Assurance of the Meat Plant to ensure proper, safe and exceptional operation of the department.
∑ Develop and maintain a product testing lab for all composition and microbial testing of all raw ingredients and finished products.
∑ Develops initial and subsequent modifications of product assurance program to delineate areas of responsibility, personnel requirements, and operational procedures within program.
∑ Evaluates contents of reports from product assurance program department heads and confers with top management personnel preparatory to formulating fiscal budget for product assurance program.
∑ Conducts management meetings with facility/department managers to establish, delineate, and review program organizational policies, to coordinate functions and operations between departments, and to establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining objectives.
∑ Reviews technical problems and procedures of departments and recommends solutions to problems or changes in procedures. Work with operational teams to conduct root cause analysis and suggest corrective actions
∑ Visits and confers with representatives of material and component vendors to obtain information related to supply quality, capacity of vendor to meet orders, and vendor quality standards.
∑ Maintain compliance with customer and third party audit requirements.
∑ Serve as site GFSI (SQF) practitioner.
∑ Participate in regulatory, customer, and third party audits as required and oversee implementation of corrective actions.
∑ Communicate inspection/audit results to Facility Manager and Director of Quality. Maintain plant quality systems in compliance with regulatory and customer requirements.
∑ Set plant training requirements and training frequencies. Work with Facility Manager to ensure plant training requirements and frequencies are met. Conduct plant training sessions as needed.
∑ Reviews technical publications, articles, and abstracts to stay abreast of technical developments in industry.
∑ Directly supervises team of quality/lab employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
∑ Other duties may be assigned.
∑ Bachelorís degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent.
∑ Five years of experience in Protein quality & food safety plus USDA Plant inspected exp., preferred
∑ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.
∑ The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
∑ The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud
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