Kansas City Sausage Company - Kansas City, MO
$65,000 - $70,000 a
The Quality Assurance Manager will lead the
activities of our Quality Assurance/Food Safety department. An individual
who holds this position can expect to:
Manage the Quality Assurance
staff and ensure that all Quality Assurance and Regulatory programs are
followed. Make sound decisions and execute quality oversight.
Execute quality objectives as
outlined by the Director of Quality Assurance and adherence/execution
of all company policies and programs associated with Food Safety,
Quality and Regulatory compliance.
Develop and work with Quality
Assurance staff members to prevent process and/or product failures.
Focus on continuous improvement of product quality through the
development of quality plans, process controls, attention to process
details and specifications while leading the quality training
Managing performance plans,
work schedules, vacations, work assignments
and special projects which may include training and personal
development plans for direct reports.
Ensure that pre-operational
and operational sanitation meets Company expectations. Develop and
implement necessary verification activities including ATP monitoring
to verify effectiveness of plant sanitation activities. Ensure GMP and
Sanitation audits are conducted by the department as required with
documented corrective actions and follow-up as necessary. Execute
effective action in response to negative micro and shelf life data as
part of the Companies continuous improvement initiative.
Complete reassessments of SQF
Quality plan if:
Addition or removal of
Introduction of new product
with processing steps not currently included in Quality Analysis
At a minimum, SQF Quality
plan is annually reassessed
Manage the development,
implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF System, including
Food Safety fundamentals, the Food Safety plan and the Food Quality
Initiate appropriate action
to maintain the integrity of the SQF System.
Communicate all information
essential to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of
the SQF System to appropriate personnel.
In the absence of key
personnel, the employee’s supervisor or qualified designee (an
individual that has been trained in the key employee’s duties) is
responsible to complete or delegate the completion of all required
tasks and responsibilities.