Assures that all Quality Assurance specifications for finished
products are monitored and properly reacted to in a timely manner.
Responsible for the coordination of food safety activities and ensuring
food-safe, high quality products are produced that meet or exceed all
regulatory and legal requirements. Responsible for maintaining a safe
work environment for all employees.
MAJOR DUTIES &
Performs and coordinates all Quality Assurance activities throughout the
plant to assure that proper procedures are followed and specifications are
met. Reviews data and notes trends for possible problems, recommends
Coordinates and monitor activities of employees engaged in inspecting, and
testing product, applying knowledge of Food
Safety & Quality / Assurance standards and procedures,
coordinates HACCP program. Assists operations in proper training of line
personnel in GMP’s, HACCP and Process Improvement to ensure products meets
Responsible for assisting management in providing a safe and healthy work
environment, free of all recognizable hazards. Must understand and
comply with Keystone’s Foods safety performance audit, such as providing
safety training to employees conducting
safety inspections, following up on work orders, and documenting
Communicates with Plant Management of all levels any problems or
opportunities relating to production, personnel or equipment, to assure an
efficient flow of quality product (raw and finished). Maintain
liaison with USDA and/or FDA personnel and assures that the pest control
program is being performed properly and documented accordingly.
Directs and coordinates investigation of complaints concerning
unsatisfactory products. Recommends response to complaints,
considering test reports, production records, and complaint validity.
Maintain proper and accurate records of all QA/Food Safety product
Oversees audits and inspections of areas to investigate sanitary conditions
and health and hygiene habits of person handling product.
Conduct team meetings to relay management, QA and food safety information
to employees and solicit response and input to work related problems.
Work in a team with other staff to achieve a plant operating efficiency of
85% or higher. Continually work towards the improvement
of products, processes and productivity and service utilizing
the principle of Total Quality Management. Effectively communicates
through active listening; acting on input; sharing information in an open,
timely manner an encouraging others to dot he
same. Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
BS or BA degree required. Major in Food Science, Biology
or related field
5 to 7 years of food safety experience
HACCP knowledge and experience required
Minimum 5 years experience in the
Statistical process control, process improvement and auditing
Good written and oral skills required
Minimum 5 years experience in QA/QC
USDA Regulations (for Poultry locations)
FDA (for Fish location)
QC Sampling And Testing
This job description indicates the general nature and level of
work expected of the job incumbent. It is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of duties and responsibilities of employees
assigned to this job. Incumbents may be asked to perform other duties
Keystone Foods, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.