We are currently recruiting for a Quality & Food
Safety Manager to lead Food Safety and Quality programs at our
manufacturing facility in Mishawaka, Indiana. Reporting to the Director
of Plant Operations this position is responsible for leading
management/oversight of FSSC 22000 implementation and execution of the
Site Quality Systems to ensure compliance with WellPet corporate
Quality Assurance/Food Safety requirements and other related initiatives.
Other responsibilities include:
integration of the current quality assurance and food safety processes
into one integrated system which ties to business objectives. This
includes HACCP system, regulatory audits, quality systems review
process (QSR), standard operating procedures (SOP's), incoming
ingredient inspections, product scoring, food safety audits, field
complaints, managing Statistical Process Control system, calibration and
preventive maintenance programs and standardized work instructions.
and execute Plans to achieve/maintain safe food including pest control
contract and microbiological testing to assure FSSC 22000 Certification
and compliance at the facility and to meet all WellPet Corporation
finished product evaluation system and provide leadership to drive
improvements in key customer/consumer Quality attributes.
personnel and maintain all training records on critical food safety and
quality requirements. Document and maintain training registry for all
employees at the facility.
monitoring, verification, and validation activities to ensure that all
products leaving the facility meet the facility Food Safety and Quality
Plans and provide guidance and leadership in situations where
deviations have occurred or a potential risk has been identified
related to food safety and/or quality attributes by assuring root
causes are addressed through a corrective action process.
Quality and Safety Food plan(s) throughout the change management
process which is required whenever there is a change to program,
process, procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry philosophy,
an active contributor on the Facility Management Team to meet all
business objectives. Manage and develop all laboratory personnel both
contractors and employees.
the development of a supplier quality management program to help ensure
the procurement of quality raw materials and packaging components used
in the manufacturing of products.
assistance to product and process improvement activities by supporting
research and development manufacturing trials at the site