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Quality Assurance Manager - Food Safety

Agility Personnel Burlingame, CA
  • Posted: 12 days ago
  • $80,000 to $95,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

QA Manager Essential Job Functions

  • Manages in execution, training and design of HACCP, GMP and SSOP programs and leads HACCP Team.
  • Lead, development and coach the QA Plant team, including direct reports
  • Implements quality assurance programs for the plant and third party warehouses to ensure compliance with FSMA and GFSI requirements.
  • Manages Supplier Approval Program via document management SG software
  • Manages 3rd Party Certifying Standards and Programs including GMP, GFSI, Non-GMO Project, Organic, California State Health, FDA. USDA.
  • Manages daily approval, troubleshooting, supervision and development of all Compliance and Quality Assurance Activities .
  • Manage Monthly Self-Audit team and coordinate monthly audit corrective action task list to meet 3rd party and customer standards
  • Manages in design, implementation and execution of strategy to meet Third Party Food Safety and Customer Audit Standards
  • Manages with Plant Manager to accomplish Environmental Monitoring Program including Pest Control, Listeria and Bacterial Monitoring, Water Supply.
  • Works closely with Plant Manager and Kitchen Production Manager to assure all SSOPs, chemicals and practices are in compliance to accomplish all 3rd Party Standards.
  • Manages Recall and Traceability Program. Serves as Head of Recall Team. Implements program training to continually improve our Mock Recall Performance and Traceability integrity.
  • Expands scope of QA program by identifying new opportunities for improvement of products and their production processes with metric-based approaches
  • Presents Quarterly Reports to Executive Management and Ownership
  • Train personnel in sensory and QC evaluation of all products and developing training materials
  • Participate on QC panels for new products, raw materials and WIP
  • Assists with R&D trials / test kitchen related to continuous process improvement, shelf life studies and new product development
  • Manages budget for QC supplies, Pest Control, GMP, Janitorial Supplies, Lab Supplies and employs continuous improvement in cost savings.
  • Manages Departmental Metrics and KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators ) to measure performance of individuals and teams.
  • Mentor and build talent / team for Quality Assurance and Production staff. Provide performance reviews at least annually.

QA Manager Non-essential Job Functions

  • Assists R&D and Production team during Commercialization and R&D Trials
  • Participate in management and production team meetings / presentations
  • Assist in training personnel on quality guidelines, safety and production SOPs

QA Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Must work in warm and cold environments
  • Work safely around chemicals and equipment
  • HACCP Certified
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, Genesis R&D
  • Ability to record, organize and interpret data
  • Ability to taste / smell and evaluate food or ingredients for quality parameters

QA Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Bilingual English / Spanish a plus.
  • Creative
  • Experience / education in microbiology, botany, horticulture, food science
  • Takes initiative
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Loves food
  • Teamwork

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