This person will be responsible for the daily administration and management of a food quality and food safety program in multiple food processing facilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide direction and leadership to Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Department personnel; monitor and respond to quality indicators; serve as primary escort for audits and inspections to assure that standard operating procedures are being followed; responsible for government and customer audit administration; monitor and administer HACCP program; troubleshoot and investigate food quality/food safety issues, and interact with all customer representatives; develop, train and assess the performance of QA Department staff; provide recommendations to management in relation to QA compliance; maintain product specifications and food safety system documentation; additional projects and duties as it relates to this position. This position includes the management of facility quality related personnel across multiple processing facilities and is responsible for the daily oversight of internal and external microbiological testing and reporting.
Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment; ability to move in food processing facilities (sometimes through narrow passages, in wet areas, or on elevated platforms); ability to occasionally move about inside the office, food processing facilities and/or farming fields; must be able to work in different temperatures (working temperatures as hot as 100° to 105° F and as cold as -20° F to 32° F); must be able to work in a high noise area; ability to inspect equipment and product.