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Quality Assurance Program Manager
Fresh Foods Corporation of America dba Cyrus O'Leary's Pies - Airway Heights, WA 99001





Job Title: Quality Assurance Program Manager

Reports To: Operations Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Company Background / Opportunity:

With 172 First Place awards at The National Pie Championships, we are a company with a 32 year track record built on quality; serving in-store bakery and food service markets coast-to-coast with an expanding selection of frozen pies, cheesecakes, quiche, dinner rolls and cornbread. Our team is dedicated to producing a product we can all be proud of while engaging our employees to help support their growth and development through upward mobility and opportunity. This is a great opportunity for a proven self-motivated performer who wants to help drive growth and stability of a company that cares about its product and employees. We operate from a single-facility, batch-process bakery (40,000 s.f.) with 180 employees.

Come join the Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies Team where “We’ve got A Passion for Pies!”

About you:

What does pie mean to you? Do you love a Coconut Cream, or perhaps a Dutch Apple is more your style? Do you believe pie is at the heart of the American Kitchen? We do, and we want people that know that enjoying a slice of pie with friends, family, and community is good for everyone! Your identification with food is important to us, your energy and passion show through in how you work and treat others. People who fit in well here have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members are authentic, understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

We are looking for people who have a desire to be part of a team, can make their way around food manufacturing and understand food safety. We are willing to invest in your success and development both internally or externally. If you have a passion for quality and pies, this may be the right role for you!

We pride ourselves on excellence when it comes to external audits, and satisfying regulatory and customer requirements, committed to maintain our Excellent 98% SQF Level 2 Audit Score into perpetuity.

Additionally we are looking for a change agent committed to improving our food safety / quality through a comprehensive review of our programs, leading to more robust, more practical and more cost-effective approaches in relation to the risks being managed. This requires engagement on the floor, looking to continuously challenge how we do things with the following types of goals in mind:

  • Eliminate mistakes
  • Minimize waste of all kinds
  • Meet higher quality standards
  • Support ever-increasing training needs in the lifecycle of our workforce
  • Develop a more rigorous approach to root cause analysis with the goal of increasing the effectiveness of sustainable corrective actions
  • Develop a more synergistic and strategic relationship with Operations in the development and execution of all programs
  • Simplify forms used in Production and Packaging, along with the process flow and review of completed records
  • Refine the QA Tech role

Minimum Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • Must have flexible work schedule to meet needs of 24-hour operation; occasional weekend work is required; off-shift presence and engagement is a must.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field; or 5-10 years of food or other manufacturing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • SQF Practitioner and PCQI Preferred
  • Must have a commitment to Continuous Improvement

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We believe in offering a comprehensive benefit program to our employees.

Fulltime position; wage is DOE

Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance: 4 years


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