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Food Safety Quality Manager

Taylor Farms Annapolis Junction, MD

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Educational Background Requirements:   

  • Bachelor Degree in science related field, preferably Microbiology, Crop Science,       
  • Biology, Chemistry and Agricultural Business and/or Food Science Or minimum of 8 years
  • Work experience with Quality Assurance in a food plant manufacturing environment.

 

Summary:          

The primary role of the Quality Assurance Manager position is to ensure compliance with all relevant

Regulatory Requirements and Guidelines, Ensure compliance with all Customer Expectations and

Internal Quality and Food Safety Standards and Policies.  The nature of this position requires flexibility

and the ability to embrace Change.  The Quality Assurance Manager must be highly self-motivated and

exemplify the ability to work effectively as a Team Player, with the ability to interact across

departmental and cross-functional boundaries, minimizing conflict and maximizing continuous

improvement and good will.  Significant weight is given to this last qualification in assessing leadership

capabilities.

The Quality Assurance Manager shall be able to assume duties of the Director of Food Safety and in the absence of this position, the Director of Food Safety will assume responsibilities.

 

Work Experience Requirements:

 

  • HACCP – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point certification / formalized training
  • Experience developing and implementing a functional HACCP program
  • Working knowledge of HACCP, Food Plant Sanitation, Pest Control and GMP 
  • Knowledge of GAP requirements for farming operations desirable
  • PCQI certified, and understanding of Preventive Controls.
  • Certified SQF practitioner with experience leading SQF Food Safety and Quality Audits
  • Experience with Pest Management Companies / Experience developing a Pest Management Program
  • Experience developing and implementing Raw, Finished and Environmental Microbiological Analysis Programs
  • Experience developing and performing monthly Facility Audits
  • Experience developing, implementing and training Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience developing Raw and Finished product specifications
  • Experience developing Prerequisite Programs and Preventive Control Plans
  • Experience with Customer Complaint database tracking and feedback program
  • Experience in Sanitation Procedures
  • Experience working with Regulatory Affairs (USDA & FDA)
  • Enforce required PPE and OSHA requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Word, Excel and Access experience required
  • Spanish preferred, but not required

 

Job Responsibilities: 

 

  • Manage QA Technicians and Supervisors
  • Mentor and train QA hourly and supervisory employees – which includes but is not limited to GMP, CCP, Food Safety, Quality Specification, Employee Safety and Sexual Harassment training.
  • Work with customers to improve relationships
  • Manage all customer complaints
  • Conduct Annual Mock Recalls per customer specifications
  • Back-Up HACCP Coordinator
  • Manage all aspects of shelflife including documentation, trend analysis and reports
  • Write all customer and product specifications; Raw and Finished
  • Conduct all internal facility audits
  • Lead all 3rd party and customer audits
  • Manage all aspects of the Microbiological Sampling Program and Test & Hold Program
  • Manage Pest Management Company
  • Monitor all GMP and Food Safety Programs
  • On call 365/24/7 manage 2 shift operation
  • 40+ work week or as necessary to complete job function
  • QA Supervisor will assume role responsibilities in case of absence

 

Condition of Employment:

  • The successful candidate will be requires to provide documentation demonstrating the right to work in the United States upon hire.
  • The successful candidate will be subject to employment history checks

 

Mission and Vision Statement: Understand, support and promote the company mission and vision statements.

 

Company Description
www.taylorfarms.com
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods. Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 15,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America. As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our team.

Taylor Farms

Why Work Here?
Taylor Farms offers a great benefits package and room for growth.

www.taylorfarms.com Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods. Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 15,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America. As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our team.

Address

9055 Junction Dr.

Annapolis Junction, MD
USA

Industry

Food

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