Quality and Food Safety Manager - St. Cloud, MN
food manufacturing plant located near St. Cloud, MN, is seeking an
experienced Quality and Food Safety Manager.
position includes leading implementation and on-going program management and
oversight of SQF 2000 Certification, compliance to Food Safety requirements
and other quality systems as directed by the organization, its customerís and
state & federal regulations.†
Essential Duties &
- Lead integration of current
quality assurance and food safety processes into one integrated
system. This includes HACCP systems, regulatory audits, quality
systems review process, sanitation standard operating procedures
(SSOPís), incoming ingredient inspections, analytical testing, food safety
audits, field complaints, and standardized work instructions.
- Develop and execute SQF plans
to achieve/maintain a level 3 certification and compliance to all SQF
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. Ė Pre-requisite programs.†
- Manage finished product
evaluation system and provide leadership to drive improvements in key
customer/consumer Quality attributes.
- Train employees and maintain
all training records for critical food safety and quality
- Oversee monitoring,
verification and validation activities to ensure that all products
leaving the facility meet Food Safety and Quality 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 whenever there is a
change to program, process, procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry
philosophy, technology, etc.
- Bachelorís degree in Food
Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or other science related
- 6+ years of food
processing experience, with at least 4 years in a management capacity
within a manufacturing environment under HACCP SQF, and FDA.† 3+ years facilitating in plant food
safety/quality related employee training events.
- 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.
- HACCP Certification from a
nationally / internationally recognized and accredited HACCP training
- Possess a thorough
understanding of FDA and/or USDA inspected manufacturing facilities.
- Must have strong
organizational, leadership, and verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience using Microsoft