Quality Manager - Food Safety – San Antonio, TX

Post Date:

Nov 30, 2009



Start Date:





US-TX-San Antonio

Job Reference:

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The Opportunity

We are looking for an Experienced Quality Manager to work with one of our partner companies in the food and bakery industry who will ensure the proper functioning of the Quality Assurance Department including but not limited to Quality, Regulatory, and Food Safety.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Managing and leading quality systems programs that will enable compliance to food safety and regulatory requirements

-  Write, implement, and review SOPs and SSOPs.

-  Research quality issues by performing root cause analysis with quality issues and work with 
    production management as needed to prevent reoccurrence.
-   Run Microbiological program and ensure compliance to Sanitation Performance Standards 
    (SPS).  Provide a summary of the results to QA Director on a weekly basis.

-   Maintain the raw materials and finished products testing programs and submit as needed 
     for analysis.

-   Monitor and enforce Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), and good hygiene and 
     housekeeping practices.

-   Provides support on any related product withdrawals, recalls or market recoveries.

-   Manages a program that tracks incidents related to food safety, both frequency and severity.

-   Stop production and/or place product or ingredients on hold when an immediate food safety 
    risk or non-compliance to specification is identified.

-  Maintain Hold Log and ensures all releases or destruction of product is properly recorded.

-  Support Operations in embedding systemic corrective and preventative actions regarding 
    internal and third party audit deficiencies.

-  Assist in implementing SQF Level 3 certification.

-  Manage SQF programs.

-  Work with the QA Crew leader to assure the QC Technicians are obtaining the proper skills 

-  Responsible for the development and maintenance of accurate records.

-  Incorporate and maintain procedures in document control program.

-  Assures that all products produced are safe for consumption and 
    conform to the intended product design.

Job Requirements

Must Have:

HACCP Certification.
SQF Certification (Safe Quality Food)
SPC Experience (Statistical Process Control)


·    Must be able to implement and maintain SQF Programs to support Level 3accreditation. 

·    Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year accredited college or university, 
           preferably Food Science or other science field.

·    Minimum of 5 years Quality Assurance experience and 3 years 
           supervisory/management experience.

·    Language Ability: Excellent communication capability.  Must be able to speak, write, read 
           and interpret documents in English. 

·    Computer literate on; Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Internet researching and E-mail

·    In General the candidate must possess the following qualities


Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization as well as third party  agencies and regulatory officials. 
Demonstrated knowledge of statistical process control techniques and their application to process control.

Thorough understanding of food safety science and principles including microbiological food safety risks and corrective actions.

Interpret chemical, physical and microbiological food testing

A working knowledge of food laws

Six Sigma and ASQ Certification a definite plus.

Prefer experience with Six Sigma, Lean, etc

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