Manager of Food
Safety and Quality – Woburn,
01801 ( Map
4 Year Degree
3 to 6 years
MB (Mgr of
Food Safety &Quality)
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This position will lead Food Safety
and Quality programs at a bakery facility(s). This includes leading
implementation and on-going program management/oversight of American
Institute of Baking (AIB) Certification, compliance to our client’s corporate
Quality Assurance / Food Safety requirements and other related initiatives.
- Lead integration of the current
quality assurance and food safety processes into one integrated process.
This includes HACCP system, regulatory audits, quality systems review
process (QSR), standard operating procedures (SOP’s),
incoming ingredient inspections, product scoring, food safety audits,
customer complaints, standardized work instructions.
- Develop and execute AIB plans to
achieve/maintain AIB Superior Certification at the facility(s) and to
meet all the company’s requirements related to quality and food safety
- Oversee plant(s) compliance and
interactions with the company standards, and all applicable Federal,
State and Local standards.
- Develop and maintain systems to
assure compliance to all AIB System requirements including Commitment,
Document Control and Records, Specifications, Attaining Food Safety,
Verification, Product Identification Trace and Recall, Incident
Management, Food Safety Fundamentals – Building and Equipment Design and
Construction, and Food Safety Fundamentals – Pre-requisite Programs.
- Maintain all documented programs
as required by AIB.
- Manage finished product
evaluation system and provide leadership to drive improvements in key
customer/consumer Quality attributes.
- Manage QA retain program
- Work closely with sanitation
- Train and maintain all training
records for critical food safety and quality requirements. Document and
maintain training registry for all employees at the manufacturing
- Oversee monitoring, verification,
and validation activities to ensure that all products leaving the
facility(s) meet the company standards, and all applicable Federal,
State and Local standards.
- 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.
- Reassess Quality and Food Safety
Programs annually and whenever there is a change to program, process,
procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry philosophy, technology, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree in Food Safety,
Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or other science related field.
- 6+ years of progressive food
processing experience, with at least 4 years in a management capacity
within a manufacturing environment under HACCP, USDA and/or FDA.
- 3+ years facilitating food
safety/quality related training events.
- Demonstrate leadership in the
areas of food safety, plant regulatory and Quality Assurance.
- Previous experience with AIB is a
- HACCP Certification from a nationally
/ internationally recognized and accredited HACCP training firm
- Possess a thorough understanding
of FDA and/or USDA inspected manufacturing facilities
- Comprehensive experience with FDA
and/or USDA Rules and Regulations
- Must have strong organizational,
leadership and communication skills
- Ability to analyze processes for
Biological, Chemical, and Physical hazards with a thorough understanding
of the science and support behind each type of hazard and each step
within a production process
- Able to work with cross
functional departments within the organization
- Good problem solving and
corrective action/resolution skills
- Strong computer skills with
experience using Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.