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Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager
Crisp California Walnuts- Stratford, CA

 

SUMMARY: The Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager develops, implements, and works toward continuous improvement of all QA programs. This is a management role that reports to the Plant Manager. The position utilizes personal expertise in food safety, microbiology, and excellent sanitation/hygiene practices to provide strategic leadership and technical assistance to all departments. Additionally, the FSQA Manager is responsible for the successful completion of company food safety and quality assurance audits.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors, audits and approves facilityís manufacturing operations for compliance with local and federal food safety standards and requirements, GMPs and SSOPs.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, review and maintenance of HACCP and SQF certification and program.
  • Ensures maintenance of required records and documents, including formal test results, inspections, samples, grower product quality, produced product quality, customer specs, customer claims and product disposition.
  • Interact effectively with DFA, USDA, food safety auditors, and customers to maintain positive, responsive relationships and assure rapid corrective actions through dynamic leadership and timely documentation.
  • Facilitate and coordinate efficient and effective quality standards to meet customer specifications.
  • Develop employees through training, annual review, monitoring and mentoring.
  • Maintain a team environment among department and supervisory staff.
  • Promote and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Work closely with sales and plant operations teams in the areas of quality program management, inspection coordination and testing requirements.
  • Implement necessary internal quality assurance systems and infrastructure to support company growth.
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and changes affecting food safety and develop and recommend appropriate program changes to ensure governmental compliance.
  • Advise Plant Manager and Senior Management staff of any quality control and food safety issues in addition to presenting sound solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and manufacturing-related software
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Ability to work in an organized, efficient manner with a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and strong implementation skills
  • Communication and Listening skills
  • Bilingual skill beneficial
  • Ability to be relatable, personable and productive within a team environment

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Quality Assurance, Food Science, Operations Management or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Technical knowledge of quality and food safety, specifically HACCP and SQF Certification
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies
  • 3-5 years experience in management, Food Safety or Quality Assurance
  • Experience in Good Manufacturing Practices Audits; food quality, safety documentation and reporting; and submitting and implementing corrective action plans


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