Quality Assurance Manager

  • Consumer Connection, Inc.
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time

Job Description

THIS IS NOT A JOB WITH CONSUMER CONNECTION


Our CPG food/beverage client is seeking a Quality Assurance Food Safety Manager to join their growing organization in the Greater Seattle Marketplace.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develop basic food safety prerequisites, implementation of HACCP and FSMA requirements, and

ultimately establishing/maintaining SQF programs

• Implement and validate the policies and procedures that ensure compliance with all federal, state, and company-mandated regulations with regard to the manufacturing process and finished product

• Develop, maintain, and manage all of the company s food safety prerequisite programs (including but not limited to supplier approval, employee training, crisis management, recall processes, etc)

• Maintain FDA, GMP, FSMA/SQF compliance throughout the company

• Enforce proper monitoring and sampling for each production process, raw materials, and finished goods from receipt of materials through outgoing finished product loads.

• Establish policy and procedures for the Quality Management system, including training of

staff and documentation of all quality assurance processes.

• Have a significant presence on the production floor to understand processes, establish QA and Food Safety policy and procedures, and have a strong interaction with training QA and Food Safety requirements to production personnel.

• Collaborate with Facilities Manager to establish, verify the effectiveness, and train all relevant team members on Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures for the production processes as well as the Master Sanitation Schedule for the facility.

• Co-manage external clients, suppliers, and co-manufacturer relationships with cross-functional leaders


Skills and Qualifications:

• FDA-recognized or equivalent job experience as Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)

• Experience in implementing GFSI-recognized certification

• 2-5 years of previous Quality Management experience in a food and beverage manufacturing environment

• Experience partnering with contract manufacturing teams, including travel to manufacturing facilities

• Supervisory experience (preferred)

• Self-starter and motivated to take lead on projects- brings a sense of urgency

• Committed to being a team player and understands the importance of flexibility in a startup environment

• Function as the lead QA staff member

• Understand the importance of good stewardship: teamwork, and community involvement

• The ability to consistently and quickly identify mistakes across thousands of inspections

• The ability to closely follow quality standards

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Technical proficiencies in Google Suite, Slack, Smart Sheets, and Quality Management Systems (preferred but not required)

• A great sense of humor, enjoys building comradery in the workplace and is ready to rise to the occasion of creating a new future


Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

• Stand for extended periods of time

• Walk, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and climb over equipment within the production area as well as

loading zones

• Converse in a range of environments from loud production areas to office space.

• Ability to assist and perform production-related tasks as needed


BASE + BONUS + EQUITY

Health/Dental/Vision

401K

Other great perks!