Control/Food Safety/HACCP Supervisor - Ankeny, IA 50021
Ankeny Cold Storage - Ankeny, IA 50021
Come Grow With Us!
Ankeny Cold Storage/ Ankeny
Processing Services, a locally owned meat processor and cold storage, is looking for a qualified, responsible, energetic
individual to join our team in the role of Quality Control/Food Safety/HACCP
Supervisor. For over 15 years, our business has provided the highest quality
products to our customers worldwide. Our aggressive growth trajectory
provides this opportunity for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial
challenge in a growing company. This position requires both strategic and tactical
Our QC/FS Supervisor is responsible
for leading the quality control and food safety programs at our facility to
ensure all raw materials and finished products conform to our company,
customer, and USDA quality and wholesomeness standards as well as supervise
all plant quality, food safety, HACCP, and related systems to ensure
processes are followed, continually improved, and developed (where
Essential Duties and
is not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and
responsibilities will be a part of this position, and will be discussed
during the interview process.
- Oversee all Food Safety,
Quality Assurance, HACCP, SSOP, and Regulatory programs and functions,
verifying that are functioning as designed, being followed and correctly
documented, thus insuring the safe and wholesome production of products
to meet Ankeny Cold Storage, itís customers, and USDA specifications and
- Develop, implement, maintain,
and validate the companyís HACCP Program, train department managers and
Quality Control/Food Safety Technicians.
- Maintain current knowledge of
HACCP and food safety related regulations.
- Directly supervise all QC/FS
staff, including staff scheduling, work allocation, and performance
- Along with Ankeny Cold Storage
senior management team, act as primary contact for the USDA Inspector on
site and other food regulatory agencies.
- Act as technical representative
for all in-house audits by customers, 3rd party auditors, and other
- Schedule and/or test raw
materials, in-process materials, and finished products for in-process or
finished product requirements, or other tests as required in a timely
- Review and approval of
manufacturing batch records, and investigation of any process deviations
that have occurred.
- Ensure Quality-related plant
investigations (off-specification product, customer complaints,
environmental issues, etc.) are completed and include appropriate
- Coordination of the disposition
of off specification product.
- Maintain customer product
specifications and assist in evaluation of new customer specifications.
- Analyze and trend finished
product data as a tool for evaluation of the current manufacturing
process and the ability to meet finished product specifications.
- Review and approval of any
process or product specification change that is requested.
- Responsible for ensuring
Product Formulas and Batch Records are current, and are created as new
products are developed.
- Assist management team in the
resolution of customer complaints.
- Provide support to R&D and
technical support as needed.
- All other duties as assigned.
- General knowledge of meat
processing, manufacturing and quality control procedures.
- Ability to learn and comprehend
a wide variety of processing methods to assure compliance with
established processing procedures.
- Technical ability to conduct
established product inspections and testing methods, including
instrumentation testing for protein, moisture, fat, sediment, and
microbiological test for standard plate count, in addition to other
tests as required.
- Ability to effectively
communicate complex information, both orally and in writing.
- Accuracy in filling out
paperwork and recording data, including testing data.
- Ability to communicate
effectively, respectfully, and tactfully with upper management, plant
personnel, sales staff, customer service and other internal and external
- Ability to operate basic plant,
lab, and office equipment, including computers, telephones, fax
machines, and copiers.
- Ability to maintain
confidentiality of company information when required.
- Ability to work daily,
weekends, and extended hours as necessary.
- Ability to assist other
work-related areas, as required.
- Ability to learn and operate
windows environment software, such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word,
- Must be able to stand; walk;
move about the facility, climb ladders, wear all safety equipment.
- Must be able to work in
production and refrigerated environments, where temperatures and noise
levels vary. Work environment includes a normal office environment as
well as climate extremes found in a perishable food plant.
Education & Experience:
Bachelorís Degree in meat science,
food science, or other related field with two to three years related work
experience in a food-processing environment. High School Diploma or GED,
and/or an AS degree in a science field with three to six years may provide an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Job Type: Full-time