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Quality Assurance Manager
Ref No.: 15-02469
Location: Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/24/2015
Title Manager, Quality Assurance & Compliance
Description
To provide Quality Assurance Control for all company products to ensure that the highest standards for quality are maintained. Research and provide input on product development. Provide training to staff by researching and answering questions about products. Promote an understanding of the quality standards with plant associates. Respond to customer concerns and visit customer accounts. Interact with manufacturers of equipment, packaging materials, and other supplies. Responsible for the specifications for company grading standards and policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate customer complaint process. (data input, investigation, corrective action, response to customer) Review lab data on a daily basis. Alert appropriate personnel, if necessary, to resolve issues. Help in troubleshooting Propose annual capital budget for Laboratory Oversee the Quality Teams (HACCP, Internal Audit, SQF) Coordinate and oversee the environmental program, and all other required testing Fill out defect classification and suggest product disposition on non-compliance reports Responsible to provide external auditors with information, write responses and coordinate plant follow-up Co-ordinate and oversee plant sanitation programs Oversee staffing, training & scheduling for QA/Laboratory personnel Oversee plant pest control program in coordination with outside services Assure continued PA approved daily laboratory status Oversee routing of product to customers' written specifications and COA documentation Performs other supervisory and QA procedures as necessary or assigned. Participates in and coordinates internal programs, such as communications, vacation schedules, job analysis and evaluation, employee performance reviews, wage administration, etc Plant liaison between regulatory agencies and management Responsible customer audits and coordinating third party audits Proficiency in all laboratory testing Particpate in overall training of all employees in quality related topics Maintain and review all SOP's and SSOP's - Recall Coordinator Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements Bachelor's degree in Science, Biological Science, Food Science or related field 8+ years of experience in food processing quality assurance, including regulatory compliance experience 4+ years of supervisory/managerial experience in a food or beverage manufacturing environment Must be HACCP certified and an SQF Practioner Regulatory experience (handling FDA and/or USDA inspections) Understanding of PEM and CAPA Experience in auditing Manage and develop people, and manage time Be able to make good decisions, plan well and keep organized records Must have solid problem solving skills and great attention to detail
Type Full-time
Location PA, Middlebury Center