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Quality Assurance Manager

Company: Jobot
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Amber PessagnoAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per yearA bit about us:The only 100% organic and humane-certified chicken company with a mission to protect and promote generational family farms. By shifting farm-level decision-making and chicken ownership back to farmers and empowering them to farm the way they know is best.Why join us?

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401k
  • Production doesn't run on SundaysJob DetailsDescriptionEssential Functions Statement(s):
    • Contributes to the development and execution of product food safety and quality programs to support the organization's goals of operational excellence, customer/client satisfaction, financial performance, market leadership, and preferred employee.
    • Works closely with the QA-Compliance/HAACP Specialist
    • Responsible for developing and on-going maintenance of the Food Safety Plan.
    • Actively provides new and on-going training of employees to ensure the Food Safety Plan is understood and executed properly
    • Ensures all HACCP, GMP's, sanitation preventive controls, supply chain preventive controls, and all other prerequisite food safety standards are met according to USDA, FSIS, FSMA, and corporate requirements
    • Manages verification and validation procedures
    • Manages Allergen Preventive Controls Program ensuring accurate allergen labeling on finished food products and prevention of allergen cross-contact
    • Ensures complete traceability of incoming raw materials and finished product while managing lot code tracking
    • Conducts regular organoleptic and shelf life evaluations of the finished product
    • Involved in all food safety audits
    • Meets with vendors, customers, quality representatives, and company personnel to discuss and resolve quality problems as required.
    • Establishes/revises internal metrics to measure and improve the location's quality service performance.
    • Provides/coordinates training of production personnel in making quality measurements and developing core quality competencies.
    • Revises and updates the quality control manual to incorporate statistical control programs.
    • Assumes responsibility for a variety of assignments and projects, potentially including technical support of product specifications; private-label, external sales, export, and other procurement and business initiatives.
    • Other duties as may be assigned.Preferred Qualifications
      • B.S. degree in food technology, food science, or related curriculum and/or experience required.
      • At least 4 years of directly related experience required in a Quality Assurance/Food Safety manufacturing role.
      • HACCP program development and FSMA is required
      • HACCP certification, Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI), and GFSI auditor certification a must
      • Working knowledge of food processing and distribution regulations, i.e. FDA and USDA/FSIS, and industry practice
      • Track record of food safety/QA success in any of the following focus areas a plus: meat, poultry, seafood, processed foods, distribution, proprietary/private-label product development, and/or monitoring.
      • Must have knowledge of or familiarity with LSAS software for label creation.
      • Strong data management, reporting, and technical writing skills.Other Requirements
        • Must have fine hand and finger dexterity.
        • Must be able to climb stairs to view processes.
        • Must be able to work any shift and be versatile.
        • Must be willing to participate on audit team or safety committee.
        • Must comply with all safety rules and instructions, participate in the Company training programs, and make every effort to learn, develop, and upgrade skills required for this job classification.WORK ENVIRONMENT: Will be required to access the production environment. Must be able to tolerate the varying heat, wet and chill of the plant. Hearing and eye-protective equipment required in the production area. Required to wear hair and beard nets in the production area.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Harrisonburg , Quality Assurance Manager, Professions , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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