Quality Assurance Manager
Direct all quality assurance and food safety functions. Plan, direct and supervise all quality assurance practices and procedures adhering to local, state and federal food processing manufacturing guidelines.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Manage and maintain HACCP plan.
Audit Quality Assurance functions to assure continued compliance requirements.
Coordinate multidisciplinary activities among various team members assuring timely, efficient and cost-effective finality.
Administrate all product specifications assuring compliance with regulatory label requirements.
Make thorough inspections of department and area, creating and maintaining written reports of findings and coordination corrective action as required.
Develop all ingredient and nutritional information to be in regulatory compliance.
Ensure food standard compliance with FDA, OSHA, GMP and company policy.
Monitor inspection of all incoming materials, ensuring proper rotation of same.
Enforce GMP/HACCP standards and company policy at all times.
SQF Practitioner and PCQI duties
The responsibility for establishing and implementing the training needs of the organizations’ personnel to ensure they have the required competencies to carry out those functions affecting product, legality, safety, and quality.
Maintain high quality and integrity throughout facility.
May perform other functions as needed.
Required Competencies & Knowledge:
Hearthside procurement, products, and production processes.
Knowledge and experience with SAP.
Maintain harmonious relations with employees from all departments.
Maintain harmonious relations with management from all levels.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ensure collaborative relationships with industry, trade, other associations, regulatory agencies and Hearthside staff.
Lead ‘best in class’ behaviors with focus on safety, quality, and policy focus.
Have a Quality Supervisor as a back-up in the Quality Manager’s absence,
Proficiency in: MS Office Suite, SAP a Plus
Ability to work in a light to high noise environment.
Communicate in English to give acknowledgement.
Handle daily employee issues.
Reaching with hands and arms throughout shift.
Ability to use hands and fingers.
Ability to see, hear and talk.
Employee frequently required to sit.
Occasionally required to walk, climb and/or balance.
Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
Walk up to 400 yards to work and break areas.
The Ideal Candidate
4-year College or university program certification; or two to four years related experience and/or training.
Familiar with state and federal food processing regulations.
Basic computer knowledge.
Must be accurate and detail-oriented.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and at times independently.
Hearthside Food Solutions