Systems and Programs (MQSP)
Responsible for the
management of the Quality Systems & Programs at Pictsweet’s
Santa Maria, CA facility. Act as the quality advocate for the plant,
providing leadership for these systems and programs. Ensure that key
drivers are assuring compliance to specification of incoming ingredients:
in-process conditions and finished products. Work with the Santa Maria Food
Safety plan team for the on-going program management of the BRC Global
- Submits annual budget.
Monitors and adhere to budget parameters (labor, inventory,
maintenance, equipment, supplies, etc.).
- Responsible for ensuring and
monitoring all quality systems in place for the production and storage
of quality products manufactured at the Santa Maria facility.
- Design, develop, implement
and review quality procedures and training programs.
- Work in collaboration with
the Food Safety Manager to improve Food Safety Systems and on FDA,
USDA, BRC inspection activities and customer audits.
- Responsible to perform weekly
corporate review of quality systems and completes reporting
requirements as required.
- Perform regular quality
audits of IQF purchased and sister plant products supplied to the
Santa Maria facility and constructively report the evaluation results
to appropriate manager such as the Director of Quality, Procurement
and Plant Quality/Production Management.
- Oversee a staff of quality
employees. Train, mentor and develop staff employees in their required
job duties. Must enforce company policies and procedures, such as
attendance, food safety, production quality, safety, GMPs, SOP’s,
Employee Handbook, HACCP, etc.
- Lead the plant Quality team.
Perform a risk assessment of each process and develop the process
control points to assure the production of quality food products.
- Analyzes continuous data to
measure, access, control and improve
reliability of quality food products.
- Audits the Quality System and
programs monthly and responsible for follow-ups.
- All other duties as assigned.
minimum of three years of food production experience demonstrating a
practical understanding of food processing, quality control, HACCP, GMP,
and personnel management.
have a B.S. degree preferably in food science, or related field.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Must
possess an understanding of management and leadership fundamentals. Must
have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual English
and Spanish is a plus. Must be computer proficient with spreadsheets and
word-processing. Must be able to train, develop and mentor subordinate
employees for future responsibilities. Must work in collegial manner with
other departments to accomplish corporate objectives. Must have basic
mathematical reasoning ability and a basic understanding of statistics.
Must be willing to
work flexible hours, including weekends, and holidays.
- Diagnostic Information
- Results Orientation
- Fostering Teamwork
- Building Collaborative
- Managing Performance
This position will
work in an office and plant environment. Frequently, this position will be
required to work in a refrigerated environment, or freezer. Occasionally,
this position will be required to travel to other locations which are
agricultural, or retail service, in nature.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 to