FSQA Program Manager (CHI-R)

  • OSI Group
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 22, 2023
Full time

Job Description

As a member of the FSQA department, responsibilities include oversight and maintenance of the HACCP and Food Safety Plans, Sanitation SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures), pre-shipment review process, and associated validation and verification activities.

  • Job manages a team, has authority to hire and performance-manage the team.
  • Job leads/supervises/manages 1-5 employees.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the facility HACCP and Food Safety Plans (FSP) including record keeping, logs, trend reporting, and validation testing schedules.
  • Determine appropriate scientific support for critical control points and new processes/products.
  • Complete reassessments for changes in process, equipment, unforeseen hazards, etc.
  • Conduct annual HACCP/FSP validations, reassessments, and initial validations for new products.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain HACCP/FSP and GMP Plant Training Programs
  • Conduct training and evaluate competency of plant FSQA staff on HACCP and GMP/SSOP programs.
  • Interact with regulatory inspectors on HACCP and FSPC related issues. Ensure that any follow up concerns are communicated back to FSQA Leader.
  • Conduct pre-shipment review of all CCP/PPC and pre-requisite documentation.
  • Oversee Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures program/documentation and ensure the documentation is current.
  • Create and analyze trending reports for HACCP/FSP and SSOP's, provide potential outcomes.
  • Serve as HACCP Team Leader and hold regularly scheduled HACCP team meetings.
  • Develop and maintain the child nutrition, and allergen and product claim programs.
  • Lead through BRC Audits and supporting programs
  • Ensure compliance and implementation to corporate Food Safety programs.
  • Lead internal Food Safety Audit program in relationship to the Global FSP and BRC requirements.
  • This role has the responsibility to understand and places in practice appropriate safety procedures. This responsibility is achieved through education, training, use of protective equipment (as applicable) and by following safety policies, regulations, standards, and laws.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in related field is preferred.
  • Experience in food safety and quality assurance within a food manufacturing operation.
  • Strong knowledge and ability to use computers with a Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and at least a basic knowledge in use of databases such as Access based databases, SAP, or other databases.
  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and preventative Control programs
  • BA/BS or equivalent is required.
  • In food science, food microbiology, biology, or related field preferred.
  • HACCP and/or FSPC certification preferred.
  • Work can be performed within a manufacturing plant environment with noise, extreme temperatures, and significant movement of powered equipment, people and conveyor (may depend on the role).
  • Work conditions are typical of an office & plant environment.
  • This role requires 10% domestic travel.
  • • Frequent weekend work may be required. Z
  • • Position may require the physical agility of lifting up to 50 pounds • Position may require frequent and/or infrequent of bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, stretching/reaching, use hands or fingers, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, controls and standing/walking on concrete flooring.
  • Position may require the physical ability to stand/walk for Greater than 4 hours

OSI Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. OSI does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications, and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.

Required Experience