Quality Assurance Audit Supervisor
Ventura Foods Chambersburg, PA
- Expired: June 10, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Location: Chambersburg, PA
Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables. We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.
Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work. As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.
As Quality Assurance Audit Supervisor, this candidate will be responsible for auditing the Chambersburg facility for compliance to HQ and plant policies, programs, and SOPs. Audit Supervisor will manage audit schedule anlong with preparation for audits. This role will conduct audits,lead audits and compile data in preparation of GFSI, SQF, third party (customer) and VF internal food safety audits. Role is expected to build and improve the facilities food safety program and standards, identify gaps, monitor follow up to RCA and CAPA and coordinate corrective action initiatives for findings and non conformances. This role also includes direct reports that are responsible for overseeing the compliance and audit preparation quality assurance staff.
Responsible for auditing Chambersburg facility for compliance to both Corporate Quality Management System policies and procedures, and the plant specific SOPs, programs and OPLs that support the food safety program. Supervisor will schedule and prepare for audits, lead audits, develop cross functional team, prepare and issue nonconformance reports and monitor follow up RCA and CAPA.
Responsible for leading a team of QA individuals that are responsible for compliance and audit preparation execution. This includes managing label room receipts, holds and rework, receiving ingredients, COA management, and lot track and trace.
Responsible for all aspects of audit preparation and execution of GFSI and third-party audits. Ensure compliance with all HQ QA Policies and procedures and all customer specific program and document requirements. Manage audit preparation and lead audits. Coordinate all RCA and CAPA efforts cross functionally.
Lead opportunities to build the Internal Audit program to move from an SQF standards-based program to a Ventura Foods standards-based Company Audit. Recommend and develop deep dive audit scenarios. Continually drive to audit for program depth as plant programs improve.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related scientific discipline, or at least five (5) years food safety auditing or plant experience including leadership position. Must achieve SQF Practitioner certification. PCQI, SQF, or HACCP Certification Preferred.
Strong knowledge and understanding of manufacturing plant processes and quality management systems. Auditing, RCA and CAPA experience required. Good written and oral communication skills as this position will interact heavily both internal and external to Ventura Foods. Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and extrapolate information to different aspects of the job.
Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance. Additional demands may be required.
In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards. May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.
Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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