Quality Assurance Supervisor Food Safety
#1983 – Missoula, MT
Location Missoula, MT
Category Executive / Management
We are looking for a
candidate with Quality Assurance Food Safety supervisory experience.
The Quality Assurance Supervisoris responsible for delivering food safety,
quality assurance, and R&D products and services to approximately 100+
non-union hourly and salaried/clerical associates.These
services include, but are not limited to; adhering to Daily's Premium Meats
policies and procedures, regulatory compliance with USDA, customer requirements,
design of plant systems, 3rd party audits, GMP's, SQF, SSOP, and HACCP
programs, micro and ATP testing, pest control, all water/wastewater permit
and sampling, development and training, and assessing needs and
facilitating communication among employees and management .
and trains written policies and procedures.Formulates
and recommends new policies or changes to current policies to management.
Conducts a continuing review of all GMP's, SQF, QA, and Food Safety
policies, programs and practices to keep the company abreast of current
practices and informed of new developments. Supports operations in ensuring
that training, testing, and new product development is done in compliance
with applicable USDA, customer, and company standards.
*Maintains, updates, and
monitors all facets of HACCP, GMP, SQF, & SSOP, with respect to USDA,
company, and customer requirements.
*Interact with USDA on
all levels concerning issues with plant policies, facility, and programs.Directs subordinates with respect to local
USDA representative and higher officials.Maintain
and update all required records and non-compliance issues.
*Responsible for QA
personnel, direction, follow up, scheduling, evaluations etc.
*Ensures federal and
state compliance with all USDA and company Food Safety and QA policies and
procedures. Responsible for assigned locations which ensure that mandatory
information is maintained pursuant to company policies and procedures.Conduct investigations with support of
operations and support departments, to ensure consistency.
*Develops and performs
training programs relating to all areas of HACCP, food safety, and QA
policies and procedures. Conduct semi-annual training on QA and food safety
related topics to ensure compliance with USDA, customer, and management
*Responds to questions
regarding the understanding, interpretation, and implementation of food
safety, QA, and R&D policies and procedure.
ØPreferred but not mandatory,
ability to maintain all associated permits and forms associated with the
Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Missoula
Wastewater System. Maintain all required monthly or time specific permit
forms that are required by DEQ or the Missoula Wastewater System. Sample
wastewater that is discharged according to DEQ or Missoula Wastewater
System permits. Sample water according to the EPA Safe Water Drinking Water
Act for any facility servicing 25 persons or more.
*Bachelor's degree in
food science, agriculture, or related in plant experience.Must
have the ability to complete HACCP Certification within 6 months of
*Minimum of threeyears experiencein a QA/
Food Safety/Sanitation with supervisory experience.
*Knowledge of laws and
regulations relating to: General QA Management, USDA, FDA, Food Safety
Audits, Labeling, Micro testing, GMP and SSOP programs.
*Ability to work well
with others with diverse backgrounds and at various organizational levels.
*Exceptional verbal and
written communication skills with the ability to deliver professional
*Talent for multitasking,
with superior attention to detail and organized.
*Ability to work well
both independently and in teams.
*Ability to meet
deadlines in a timely manner.
EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree preferred in Food Technology or related
field, with a minimum of threeyears experiencein an QA/ Food
Safety role, preferably in food manufacturing/production environment.Meat processing industry experience is
Bottom Line Requirements:
1.Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology or
2.3 + years of experience
in a Quality Assurance Food Safety supervisory role.
3.HACCP certification or ability to
4.General QA Management, USDA, FDA, Food
Safety Audits, Labeling, Micro testing, GMP and SSOP programs experience.