representing an established grower/processor/distributor based in the
Southeast who needs to hire a talented QA Manager. This position will
ensure proper labor levels for entire QA/Sanitation teams to include
hiring, career training and accountability of duties. Currently a direct
report of a QA Supervisor with 12 associates, Sanitation Supervisors with
15 associates as well the Vendor Approval/Consumer Affairs Coordinator.
Maintain and continuously
strive for improvements for all food safety, Sanitation and Quality
Ensure and maintain Quality
Assurance and Sanitation Budgetary Compliance.
Ensure successful completions
of all 2nd and 3rd party audits accordingly i.e. SQF2, Organic
Processing, U.S. Military and Major Retailers.
Ensure an effective and
efficient New Product Development (NVP).
Manage effective in house
microbiological testing procedures and protocols.
Maintain up to date vendor
approval and consumer feedback database
Periodically compile and
submit quality assurance reports to upper management.
Technical Support of
Agriculture Department as it relates to regulatory customer and
Participate and attend
industry food safety regulatory meeting and conferences
Bachelors degree in
microbiology, chemistry, food science, or closely related discipline.
experience in food manufacturing quality systems management,
with demonstrated success at the manager level.
Strong Quantitative and
critical thinking skills.
Self-directed with the
ability to work independently as well as in groups.
Excellent verbal and written
Ability to effectively
develop and implement strategic objectives and plans.