This position is responsible for
hiring, training, monitoring, and administering the job duties for FSQA
hourly personnel. This includes monitoring and maintaining Quality Assurance
programs to verify that product specifications are met, communicating with
all levels of management and the USDA, and ensuring compliance with
applicable regulatory requirements. This position also requires outlining
product deficiencies and suggested corrections, tracking corrective actions
to the customer, government, and QA inspections until discrepancies are
resolved, and directing and scheduling laboratory and in-plant quality assurance
testing as required on a shift basis. Other duties include assisting in the
development of analytical skills used to evaluate problems and provide sound
technical advice to resolve situations, working on special projects as
assigned by the QA Manager (i.e. writing procedures, capability studies,
records organization, computer application, and implementation), and
performing other responsibilities as the need arises. This position is
responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.
Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience: One plus years related experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of experience and education.
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills; for example, generating
simple letters, spreadsheets, or creating simple queries.
Communication Skills: Good written and verbal communication skills.
Supervisory Skills: This position is responsible for supervising a
group of personnel who perform somewhat identical and related tasks or