Responsible for the development, implementation, measurement, and
maintenance of plant quality systems to ensure complete customer
Responsible for the Quality Assurance programs that support the business unit.
This responsibility includes the HACCP and related food safety programs,
FQP and related food quality programs, Vendor Assurance, New Vendor and Raw
Material Approval programs, and Corrective/Preventative Action program.
Responsible for auditing the sites Quality System components in
accordance with corporate policies, procedures, programs, applicable
government regulations and third party requirements.
Perform vendor audits and manage the Vendor Approval process.
Ensure the highest level of commitment to Safe Quality Food (SQF) in
order to provide assurance that all products have been produced, prepared
and handled according to the highest possible standards.
Validate system processes to insure the highest quality product including
environmental analysis, finished product specification evaluation, and
Ensure that all safety programs are in compliance with regulatory and
company requirements, to protect the safety of all employees.
Meet or exceed quality levels for all products, by complying with all
procedures and requirements of GMP, HACCP, Safety, and Quality programs.
Lead in the application of appropriate statistically based tools to
assess process and product capability.
Systematically assess and report quality system performance against
internal and external standards.
Ensure design verification and validation activities are performed.
Perform other duties and special assignments as needed.
Bachelor's degree in technical field - Food Science, Chemistry, Biology,
The position requires a minimum of five years quality experience working
in food manufacturing environment. 2+ years management
Knowledgeable in AIB, Silliker, QAI, SQF and other similar audits.
Must be able to effective communication in written, verbal,
presentations, and by example.
Needs experience in Statistical Process Controls.