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Quality Assurance Manager (Compliance Specialist 4) - University Park, FL
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Berkey Creamery located in the Food Science Department at Penn State is seeking a Quality Assurance Manager (Compliance Specialist 4) .
The Berkey Creamery is a fully functional operating dairy processing plant within a University environment that manufactures a wide variety of dairy and non-dairy products including various fluid milk or milk-based products, juices, teas, lemonade, etc. as well as a variety of cultured dairy products including yogurt, sour cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, etc.; and a wide variety of ice cream and frozen desserts products. In addition, the Berkey Creamery operates a retail store and a small commissary to support sales operations to the university community.
Primary responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Manager include managing all aspects of the quality, food safety and food defense programs as well as the formula management/regulatory systems associated with the Berkey Creamery operation.
Basic responsibilities include the following:
Education and Experience:
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelorís degree or higher in Food Science or a related field highly preferred. Prior experience in dairy or other food processing plants is highly desirable particularly experience in quality assurance, quality systems, product analysis, laboratory and manufacturing environments as well as regulatory administration.
The successful candidate will be:
The food safety responsibilities associated with this position have a potentially large impact on the reputation of the Berkey Creamery and The Pennsylvania State University. We are seeking an energetic individual with high attention to detail who is innovative in ensuring Berkey Creamery production maintains high standards that meet stringent state and federal guidelines. A flexible team player is necessary to support a rapidly changing regulatory, operations and sales environment. This position reports directly to the Berkey Creamery Manager.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .
Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.
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