QA Manager (food production industry)
Establish, monitor and maintain all appropriate quality programs and procedures, testing methodologies and test equipment to assure compliance to specifications and to federal, state, and local regulation for all products.
Directly manages employees in the QA department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all QA staff.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science/Food Technology or related field.
5 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment with at least 3 years in a QA Manager role, required. Aseptic facility experience is a plus. Tetra Pak a plus.
Knowledge and Skills:
Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of food safety, HACCP, GMP’s, sanitary design and controls, food regulations and basic food technology. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices is beneficial. Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills. Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change. Bilingual in Spanish is beneficial. Must have a working knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint software, and be proficient with MS Excel software. Experience with Oracle is beneficial.
Less than 10%.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Approximately; 60% of work is performed in an office environment. 40% of work may involve being in the agricultural or manufacturing environment.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice