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Quality Assurance Manager Laurel, MS

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Laurel - Fresh Plant

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Leader of People


At Wayne Farms, our recipe for success begins with the highest-quality ingredients: our employees. Each one plays a critical role in creating our professional, collaborative environment and contributing to our success as the most technically advanced producers of superior poultry products. We are one of the worlds largest vertically integrated poultry producers with our corporate headquarters in Oakwood, GA (North of Atlanta) and locations throughout the Southeast. We continue to lead our industry in quality while consistently exceeding expectations by our commitment to being partners of choice with our employees, customers, and communities. Our growth is your opportunity.

Primary Function:

Assures the food safety and specifications of products and processes by establishing and enforcing quality policies, procedures and standards. The QA Manager directs activities of the QA department in a manner consistent with the standard operation procedures of the Company.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

-Manages the activities of the QA Department and assures effective application of product/process monitoring, testing, validation and controls.
-Manages plant function in complying with USDA regulatory guidelines and foster a good working relationship by acting as USDA liaison. Facilitates communication between outside agencies

Minimum Skill Levels and Work Experience:

-BA/BS Degree, in Food Science, Food Technology, Animal Science, Biology, Microbiology, Meat Science or closely related discipline. Graduate level education preferred.
-5 to 7 years previous experience as a Quality Assurance Supervisor or 3 to 5 years experience as a QA Manager, in a food processing / manufacturing environment. Meat processing or poultry industry experience preferred.

Preferred Skill Levels and Work Experience:

-Demonstrated technical knowledge in Quality Processes and systems including but not limited to: SPC, HACCP, SSOP GMPs.
-Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
-Ability to communicate with all levels of staff within the organization.
-Capable of communicating in a professional, tactful yet firm and compelling manor
-Strong analytical skills
-Uses basic math and statistic knowledge to assess data and determine process capabilities.
-Manages multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and prioritizes work accordingly.
-Conduct root cause analysis for preventive measures (determine why deviations occur to product specifications or sanitation, product data, etc.)
-Applies basis reasoning skills and carries out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
-Ability to read, understand and interpret data and draw logical conclusions based on the available inputs.
-Resolves problems involving variable data and attribute data.
-Applies critical thinking skills in standardized situations as well as non-routine problems.
-Intermediate level computer skills.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Demonstrated high level of organization skills.
-Demonstrated high level of energy and drive.

We seek to hire professionals who add value each day, guide their decisions legally, ethically, and in line with company policy. In return, Wayne Farms is committed to enhancing our employees quality of life by delivering a great work environment, competitive pay, professional development, and an industry leading benefits package including: professional training, medical, dental, and eye-care coverag,e employer-matched 401(k), disability income protection, life insurance, flex spending accounts and voluntary benefits such as critical illness insurance, accident insurance and long term care indemnity insurance. If you're interested in this opportunity to join a growing and prosperous company, submit your resume online today!

Wayne Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To all recruitment agencies: Wayne Farms does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Wayne Farms employees or any other company location. Wayne Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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