Corporate Food Safety and
Quality Audit Supervisor - Gaylord, MN
The Food Safety Audit Supervisor
will conduct Food Safety and Quality audits of the Ingredient and Food
Contact Packaging Supplier facilities. As part of the audit inspection, the
position will review the supplier’s food safety and quality documents, as
well as complete or review risk assessments of ingredients and suppliers to
ensure that they meet MFI and regulatory requirements. This position will
support the increased requirement of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
21 CFR 117 and MFI customer expectations. The position will also be a
resource to the MFI manufacturing plants to investigate and audit any problem
ingredient supplier. The position will also complete co-packer facility
audits and participate in the internal MFI annual survey when the resource is
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
and conducts scheduled audits of ingredient and packaging facilities and
their corresponding food safety programs and assessing quality and food
safety system performance.
and confirms follow-up actions on Supplier Quality System Audits and
Supplier Risk mitigation.
supplier capabilities through direct visits using technical discussions
and Quality System Audits and prepares detailed trip reports and audit
reports to document audit findings and observations.
accuracy of Supplier Audit Reports and Supplier Profile. Tracks and
trends supplier performance via a quality systems site and communicates
quality issues to suppliers as needed and provides assistance
to develop corrective actions.
reviews and implements Supplier Quality related
policy/procedure and guidelines. Developments and generates supplier
guidance to Purchasing and Operations in suppliers’ quality system
and reports on vendor performance and monitors quality and functionality
of current ingredients and recommend specification changes as needed.
Reports audit findings in the correct format to vendors and internal
customers. Follows up on corrective actions needed.
with the evaluation of problem vendors and ingredients with plant QA
staff and conducts investigations around resolving customer complaints.
and maintain effective relationships with supplier partners, employees, supervisors and the general public.
emerging food safety issues, regulatory trends as it relates to external
supply that impacts MFI.
to work flexible hours (nights and weekends) as required.
to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and
ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any
conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food
quality or personnel safety.
to all safety policies and procedures.
other duties as assigned.
to travel 80-90% of the time.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or
in dairy or food science or related field and 2+ years
experience in QA systems and food safety auditing with experience
writing audit reports and interpreting corrective action responses.
knowledge of Quality systems, food safety programs, HARPC, and GMP’s is
continuous improvement knowledge.
computer skills in Office, SharePoint and SAP.
have excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills.
The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all the duties
associated with this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired
about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee
or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job
functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to
individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,
unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b)
in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including
an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)