QA MANAGER – Tualatin, OR
•Responsibilities include management of the Quality Assurance (QA) Leads and
Technicians at Pacific Natural Foods. Organize and direct a quality system
that will ensure maximum quality of all products. You are responsible for
ensuring all food safety and quality protocols are followed. Responsible for
developing and maintaining systems to assure compliance with Safe Quality Foods(SQF) Certification and initiatives
•Lead and direct QA leads and Technicians to accomplish quality improvement
and compliance initiatives.
•Coordinate the procedure, documentation, isolation and disposition of
product On Hold.
•Develop and implement Documentation Control Program for QA and operations.
•Develop, maintain and update all QA procedures for aseptic and recart production.
•Resolve quality issues related to batches and finished goods.
•Conduct sanitation inspections.
•Coordinate GMP program for all employees.
•Maintain appropriate Container Closure procedures and records.
•Report and summarize all bases, aseptic, and recart
relevant quality information to PFO management.
•Furnish pertinent information regarding product complaints.
•Select and maintain laboratory equipment.
•Monitor and review Quality Performance Analysis (QPA).
•Monitor Quality Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
•Conduct Mock recall for aseptic and recart
•Manage Pest Control Program.
•Coordinate Internal and External Food Safety audit.
•Provide Food Safety self-audit training to QA and production staff.
•Develop and maintain Allergens Control Program.
•Set up and participate in sensory testing.
•Corrective actions for production problems that impact product quality.
•Provide backup to Aseptic QA manager.
•Act as a temporary QA Shift Lead at anytime due to
•Perform other duties as assigned
Manages all activities of QA Leads. Carries out management responsibilities
in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees,
planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and
disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•Thorough understanding of high volume food manufacturing quality
•Advanced knowledge of aseptic processing and packaging and/or Retort
•Computer skills: Word, Excel, and Outlook, and database
•Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
•Interpersonal verbal communication and advanced math skills
•Capable to make decisions
•Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
•Physical activities require standing, walking, bending, and some lifting
•Physical ability to taste test all of our products
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent specializing in Food
Science or related field. Better Processing School certification. Five years
of relevant experience, preferably in a food quality.
If interested please apply directly at: http://www.pacificfoods.com/get-to-know-us/careers