QUALITY FOOD SAFETY MANAGER

  • The Judge Group
  • Lancaster, Virginia
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

Location: Lancaster, PA
Description:
FORTUNE 500 FOOD MANUFACTURING COMPANY NEAR LANCASTER, PA QUALITY/FOOD SAFETY MANAGER $75-85K PLUS BONUS AND EXCELLENT BENEFITS SOME RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for leading the Food Safety and Quality within a large, automated food processing plant.
  • Serves on the Plant Senior Leadership Team establishing direction and policy for the entire operation, while acting as a Change Agent, requiring the ability to manage continuous improvement initiatives across all departments and levels.
  • Serves as the SQF Practitioner and primary plant contact for all Quality, Food Safety, Kosher, Organic and Regulatory, as well as internal, corporate and third-party audits.
  • Ensures the development, implementation and management of the Quality, Food Safety and Sanitation systems, policies and procedures and manages corrective actions for identified gaps.
  • Oversees the facility ingredient program, product testing programs
  • Manages compliance within the HACCP Program, GMP procedures, FSMA regulations, and internal quality incident escalation procedures and CAPA
  • Ensures the development, implementation and management of various prerequisite Food safety programs (i.e Allergen Testing and Control, Environmental Monitoring, Traceability Master Sanitation Pest Control, etc.).
  • Lead and Advocate continuous improvement
  • Drives the incorporation of SPC techniques, process capabilities and trains others to ensure understanding and proper use of SPC
  • Partners with Customer Care and Cross functional team to track complaint data to develop corrective action plan
  • Partners with R&D liaison and conducts or coordinates new product test runs.
  • Partner with Engineering team to improve infrastructure and plant food safety requirements.
  • Utilizes various data sources to measure product quality, identify root causes, communicates and provides support to implement process/product improvements
  • Oversees plant cleaning and sanitation functions. Drive improvements in procedure and labor efficiency.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues and initiate action, as necessary.


Requirements :
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant degree
  • 5-7 years previous supervisory/management experience
  • New Plant Startup/ Extension Experience
  • Must have food manufacturing experience
  • Strong knowledge of Food GMP's, SOP's, HACCP/Food Safety, Regulatory and Environmental guidelines.
  • Experience with Organic certification and compliance.
  • Previous experience with Safe Quality Foods or SQF preferred
  • Must continually meet internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Bi-lingual with fluent Spanish speaking and writing skills preferred.
  • Ability to utilize time management, work under a tight schedule and meet timing deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all contacts both inside and outside the company.



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