Food & Beverage Company

Director of Food Safety & Quality – Bakersfield, CA

Job Information


Monday, June 01, 2009


Monday, June 01, 2009


Food & Beverage


$120K - $130K


Bakersfield California Us

Job ID:

1816480 (Food & Beverage Company Job ID)

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Job Text

The Judge Group, INC. is currently in search of a Director of Food Safety & Quality for a large Food Manufacturing Facility located near Bakersfield, CA. 

Job Overview:

•Build organization to drive performance improvement in Food Safety processes and product quality results.

•Establish customer relationships through customer site visits and site tours, focus on improved quality assurance during product life cycle. •Manage and report on all regulatory/environmental compliance items; support through quality inspections and audits. •Manage all 3rd party and regulatory audit programs.  Audit HACCP, ISO, Lab accreditations, and GMP compliance. •Develop high performance quality assurance team that drives quality system initiatives and ensures sustainability. •Execute administrative responsibilities. Capabilities & Competencies:•Technical skills: –Leverages understanding of value drivers and technical limits to identify/prioritize improvements. –Helps others apply core operating system concepts (e.g., Quality system, FMEA, CPk) to solve problems. –Working knowledge of Lean / CI tools: Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Kaizen events/workshop approach, VOC, etc. •Capability building: –Acts to improve organizational capability and effectiveness. –Seeks out opportunities to stretch beyond role. –Creates chances for others, encourages risk-taking. •Mindsets and behaviors: –Strong external customer focus and relationship manager. –Addresses roadblocks creatively and constructively. –Looks to improve operations and safety in tandem. •Performance management: –Leads performance review discussions in Quality. –Identifies initiatives to reach targets, measures their impact and adjusts.Supervises:•Manager, Technical Quality Systems •Packaging Development Leader •Vendor Assurance Supervisor •Manager, Food Safety •RollEx (Continuous Improvement quality system leaders (2-4) This is an excellent position offering a GREAT Base Salary, Benefits, Bonus and Relocation Packages for highly qualified candidates.  Apply today as this is an immediate need!

Job Requirements: Qualified Candidates for the Director of Food Safety & Quality position MUST HAVE a 4-Year BS/BA Degree with at least 5 years of recent/current experience within a VP and/or Director level Food Safety and/or Quality role within a Food Manufacturing Facility.  Candidates with a USDA (Meat, Beef. Pork, Poultry, etc.) are highly desired and will receive first consideration.  ONLY candidates with current Director and/or VP level Food Safety / Quality experience will be considered.  Qualified Candidates should send a Word attached copy of their resume.

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