JOB TITLE: Corporate
Quality Assurance Manager
The Corporate Quality Assurance (QA) Manager oversees
all aspects of the company’s quality assurance programs. Manages
standardized, effective food safety programs at seven seafood processing
plants in Alaska. Ensures QA programs meet or exceed regulatory requirements
and customer specifications. Develops and maintains written programs and
records, trains and mentors plant QA managers, works with production and
sales teams on quality initiatives, and answers inquiries from customers,
consultants, auditors and brokers. Supports corporate policies and
initiatives and maintains positive relationships with internal employees
and external stakeholders. This position is both highly technical and
highly collaborative, with responsibility for the integrity of our food products
from the purchase of raw materials through the consumption by consumers.
The Corporate QA Manager is exempt from overtime and reports to the
- Manages all functions of the
company’s quality assurance and food safety programs.
- Serves as Recall Coordinator
for the organization.
- Trains and mentors plant
management and sales staff in food safety and quality matters.
- Ensures all plant operations
conform to regulatory standards and good manufacturing practices.
- Ensure proper HACCP plans are
in place covering all products and locations.
- Responsible for third-party
certifications (such as BRC, RFM, MSC, etc.).
- Maintains accurate, compliant
and organized paper and electronic business records. Files various
internal and external reports. Ensures plant records are kept
according to regulatory and company retention standards.
- Keeps up to date with changing
food safety and quality regulations. Shares pertinent information with
corporate and plant management.
- Point of contact for regulatory
bodies and customers on food safety and quality issues.
- Develops long-term professional
working relationships with employees, fishermen, regulatory agencies,
NGO’s and industry groups. Represents the company professionally and
appropriately in interactions with others. Attends industry-related
- Inspects product at cold
storage and processing facilities in the greater Seattle area.
- Other duties as assigned.
- 10+ years of Alaska seafood QA
manager experience, including HAACP certification and BRC experience.
- Food science degree preferred.
- Proven ability to train and
- Technical knowledge of good
manufacturing practices and food safety regulations.
- Influential, collaborative,
professional demeanor. Effective oral and written communications.
- Intermediate Microsoft Office
skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
- Ability and willingness to
travel to remote areas of Alaska to work in seafood processing plants
with inherent hazards such as moving machinery, ammonia, wet floors,
noise, forklift traffic, etc. Work is often in inclement weather
(cold, wind, rain, snow).
- Able to travel on short notice
within the greater Seattle area. Valid driver’s license required.
- Ability to work long hours,
seven days a week, during the production seasons.
- Consistent and reliable
attendance is an essential function of this position.
To apply for this position, submit resume and
professional work references.
Excellent benefits offered. Position open until filled.
Not all applicants will be contacted for additional screening. Please visit
our website at www.NorthPacificSeafoods.com
for additional information about our company. No phone calls, please.
Job Type: Full-time
- Quality Assurance: 10 years
Required license or certification: