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Quality Assurance Senior Manager - McDonough, GA 30253


Dole Packaged Foods



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Job Type

Full-time

 

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Overview:

Provide leadership, technical assistance and direction to quality assurance technicians and will be responsible for overall product quality for the plant. Candidate will involve in all
aspects of quality and food safety including but are not limited to audits, HACCP, program evaluation, GMP training, Sanitation and Microbial Control.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to comply and enforce SQF code and other applicable Food Safety Management Standards.
  • Responsible to comply with all Quality and Food Safety Management standards and/or systems to ensure continual improvement and effectiveness of the Food Safety Management System with the ability to satisfy our customers and provide products that are in accordance to their intended use and safe for human consumption.
  • Develop and execute department budget and implement Capitol Budget to ensure facilities and equipment are enough to support department goals and objectives.
  • Manage and implement effective corrective action systems to improve quality.
  • Supervise the monitoring and inspection of the product, equipment usage and processing steps of raw ingredients received from approved suppliers through finished goods, including monitoring ingredients, formulation and processing procedures to ensure production to design quality and safe product.
  • Monitor all compliance programs with weights, processing temperatures, GMP’s and microbial control.
  • Develop and communicate plant programs to meet compliance with government standards and HACCP guidelines.
  • Monitor and train respective employees and establish safe work Procedures.
  • Provide leadership in coaching, education and training of management staff and plant employees for Quality Assurance; seeks assistance as needed from other training resources.
  • Communicate with USDA and Customers to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Develop and implement programs to ensure raw materials, in-process and final products follow internal and customers establish specifications and standards
  • Assist with special projects as needed and approved by Director of Quality Assurance and Technical Services.
  • Follow and enforce company policies.
  • Follow and enforce safety procedures.
  • Responsible to comply with FSMA requirements, SQF Code and other applicable Food Safety Management Standards.
  • Responsible to enforce all Quality and Food Safety Management Standards and Regulations to ensure continual improvement and effectiveness of the Food Safety Management System with the ability to satisfy our customers and provide products that are in accordance to their intended use and safe for human consumption.
  • Manage and implement effective corrective action systems to improve quality.
  • Develop and communicate plant programs to meet compliance with government standards and HACCP guidelines.
  • Document processes and procedures which standardize and support company and regulatory information requirements.
  • Convey, demonstrate and implement good manufacturing practices.
  • Ethically represent the company and be compliant with corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Complete other QA duties as assigned by Director of Quality Assurance and Technical Services.
  • Hosting and responding to regulatory, certification and customer audits in coordination with senior management


Supervisory Duties:

Supervises the day-shift and night-shift QA/QC Supervisors


Work Environment:

  • Industrial Plant environment with related noise and temperatures.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time; Ability to answer phones, and utilize a variety of office equipment
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. and reach overhead
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Requires climbing, standing, stooping, twisting, lifting, and other physical movements to perform the job

Travel Requirements:

  • 20% travel, both domestic and international, may be required.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry or related Fields
  • 5-8 years of experience in Manufacturing and Quality Assurance in food industry
  • Must be formally trained on HACCP implementation
  • Must be a trained Preventive Control Qualified Individual (PCQI)
  • Understanding of GMP, FSMA, SQF Code Food Allergens and Microbiology
  • Advanced training and knowledge to ensure compliance with FSMA regulations, state and federal food standards, sanitation chemical/material use and procedures, food safety procedures, and daily plant inspections, 3rd party audits, food labeling, and product distribution and handling
  • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills
  • Knowledge in government regulatory requirement in the process of Foods
  • Quality and Food Safety Attitude
  • Previous experience in the supervision of personnel
  • Must be able to lead team members effectively
  • Must be assertive and able to function independently
  • Must be able to recognize and correct the quality problems
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a timely fashion
  • Must be dependable and willing to work all hours/shifts required to meet departmental demand


Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification, and skills test required for some positions.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Location

1273 Medline Pl, McDonough, GA 30253

 

 

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