Grimmway Enterprises

  • QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER, FRESH DIVISION

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2019 5:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-5695
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Shafter
    Category
    Quality/Food Safety
    Shift
    DAY
  • Overview

    PURPOSE:

     

    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.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    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.

    Additional Info

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Bachelor of Science/Art degree in Microbiology, Food Science, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences or related field is required.
    • Must be knowledgeable in food processing equipment and laboratory operations as well as food quality/safety/sanitation systems and programs.
    • Understanding of fresh and frozen product specifications a plus.
    • This person must be trainable in personal safety, product safety, and product quality standards along with related job duties.
    • Must be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously requiring communication and interaction with employees at all levels.
    • Must be able to speak and read English.
    • Bilingual, English/Spanish a plus.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean DMV driving record.
    • Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen.

    Benefits

    ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES:

     

    • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • 401k plan with a discretionary match, subject to a vesting schedule
    • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday Time and Personal Hours
    • Employee Vehicle Purchase/Lease Programs
    • Subsidized gym membership with InShape health clubs
    • Free on-site personal training and other wellness-focused activities at company gym
    • Tuition discount partnership program with University of La Verne
    • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California
    • Work life balance

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