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Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance

Company: Advatix, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionManager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance  Role Summary Our client is looking for a Manager of Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA). The Manager of FSQA reports directly to the Director of FSQA and will oversee day-to-day operations and long-term strategic planning of the food safety and quality functions of the manufacturing facility which includes supply chain, production, assembly, fulfillment, and shipping & receiving. This role works closely with the Director of Operations, Production Leadership and Team, Sr. Director of Supply Chain, Director of Commercialization, Warehouse Manager, Director of Logistics, Director of Store Operations. Job Responsibilities

  • Motivate, lead, and direct the quality control department
  • Prepares Staff Schedules and reviews compliance with Time Keeping guidelines 
    • Assigns QA activities to staff to support operations with QA coverage
    • Develop and revise FSQA SOPs to ensure food quality and safety. Monitor and update FSQA Program to provide continuous improvement 
    • Plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the department
    • Drives food safety through daily process validations by conducting audits, side by side development, validation that team members are trained properly and fully competent in all aspects of their position
      • Provides oversight and training for maintaining facility cleanliness and sanitation standards. 
      • Handle and oversee the product recall process to ensure timely communication and execution of product recalls and completion of related documentation
      • Follow-up promptly and thoroughly on food safety complaints from customers and effectively communicate resolutions to internal and external stakeholders as needed
      • Maintain effective working relationships with regulatory authorities, industry trade groups, suppliers, owned companies, internal stakeholders, and customers
        • Maintain all Food Safety and Quality Assurance related documentation and records 
        • Analyze results and gather corrective action plans for audit non-conformance 
        • Establish & execute quarterly objectives 
        • Lead BRC/SQF certification across all departments Skills & Proficiencies
          • Five or more years in Food Safety and Quality Assurance experience in the food manufacturing industry. 
          • Bachelor's Degree required. Preference will be given to candidates with a B.S in Food Science or Food Technology or a related field of study. 
          • Experience USDA-Regulated facility. 
          • In-depth knowledge of plant sanitation, FSMA, SSOP, and GMPs 
            • PCQI certification preferred 
            • HACCP certified 
            • SQF/BRC Practitioner experience preferred
            • Problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills 
            • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, flexible work environment
              • Familiarity with Quality Control laboratory procedures and equipment (pH meter, texture analyzer, Microbiology testing, allergen residue tests, ATP swab tests) 
              • Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred  If hired, all employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case-by-case basis. Advatix®, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of ecommerce Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting Services and Solutions that enables its clients to transform their operations for speed, service, and cost of fulfillment and delivery of goods and services and we are committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply. We are an EEOC Employer. Powered by JazzHRp7L0IvTfkI

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