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QA Manager

Hill View Packing Company, Inc
Newman, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
GENERAL INFORMATION: Work Schedule: Full -Time, Non-ExemptA well-established, privately held fruit processing manufacturer known for their superior quality is seeking a full time Quality Assurance Manager to join our management team at our processing plant located in general area of Newman, CA.Description: The Quality Assurance Manager will perform duties which support the company s QA and operational key indicators as well as verify all products to ensure Food Safety, Quality, IFS and SQF standards and specifications are met. Works directly with manufacturing to schedule and control inspection activities and to enforce requirements as specified by raw materials, ingredients, products and packaging specifications, and regulatory agencies. Reviews documentation for completeness and accuracy. Initiates corrective action for procedural product or process deficiencies.Major Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for establishing, implementing, and directing quality control and food safety efforts to ensure that requirements for processing components and other materials into finished goods and products conform to quality standards.Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspections, testing, and evaluation.Establish programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement and analyze equipment and facility.Optimization of product recipes in order to improve yield and compliance with customer specification.Oversee IFS, SQF and HACCP systems validating testing and assurance compliance.Document quality information and prepare reports and/or manuals.Review production and quality reports on a daily basis being aware of any quality deviation.Follow-up on corrective actions when quality deviation occurs.Participate on projects for continuous improvement.Manages all customer complaints by investigating and follow-up with customers and/or support departments.Set up and maintain the quality assurance systems for proper certification.Support translation of product specifications to appropriate manufacturing documentation.Provide the means for incorporating the necessary tools, equipment, and methods into the new and existing processes aimed at continuous improvement.Lead and support the achievement of plant operations food safety and quality goals.Investigate and follow-up corrective actions on product complaints and deviations as well as in process issues.Work collaboratively with members of the production, sanitation, maintenance, shipping and receiving departments to verify SOPs.Maintains Master Sanitation SchedulesPrepares and validates standard operation proceduresMaintains factory allergen and other quality control programsCoordinates plant Sanitation/Regulatory/GMP inspection and audit programs. Acts as main point of contact for 3rd party auditors as well as other regulators.Coordinates continuous improvement activities to meet the needs of our plant as well as our customer's needs.Drives an effective corrective action program.Develops and delivers sanitation, GMP, Pest Control, allergen, Micro, QA and regulatory training programs in coordination with IFS and SQF standards.Maintains HACCP plan..Requirements: 5+ years of Food Safety experience as a Quality Assurance Manager.Bachelor s degree required; preferably in Food Science.Ability to work any shift as needed, including irregular shifts or occasional weekends.Strong understanding of food safety and product quality systems.Experience or certification in FSMA, HACCP and IFS or SQF.Food Safety Regulatory experience.Ability to work with minimum supervision.Good independent decision making capabilities.Effective communication skills, written and oral.Good listening skills.Strong problem-solving skills including root cause identification and resolution.Proven ability to work with variety of people with differences in communication and learning styles.Ability to set priorities and plan ahead required.Working familiarity with MS Office Products required.Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 50 pounds.While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee will be required to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb stairs.The position requires standing for extended periods of time.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is very loud. Ear plugs are provided for safety.Regular exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, or chemicals.While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works inside and outside in all different types of weather elements.

Hill View Packing Company, Inc

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Newman, CA
USA

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Technology