Quality and Food Safety Manager - Fullerton

Quality and Food Safety Manager - Fullerton

Work Location: Fullerton, California

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 05-24-2021

Salary: 85 000 USD / Annually

Email: job@ajobstaff.com

Job Description

* Salary starting at $85K

* Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm, some weekends required

 

The Quality & Food Safety Manager is responsible to lead and direct all facets of the company’s Quality and Food Safety functions. The Quality & Food Safety Manager will develop and oversee all of the food safety regulations, policies, and procedures. This critical role will help to enhance, maintain and enforce security and food safety standards, policies, and programs including, regulatory audits, food safety training programs, standard operating procedures (SOP’s), product inspections, and standardized work instructions. This position will provide leadership and direction on a cross-functional basis guided by our values

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of USDA/FDA regulations, HACCP, ISO, GMPs, SOPs
  • Experience working in Food and/or Beverage manufacturing
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships
  • Proficient with MS Suit

Job Responsibilities

  • Enhance Quality Policies and initiatives to drive improvement across the organization
  • Enhance and maintain a Quality Management Program aligned with industry best practices in traceability, and documentation structure
  • Maintain and Drive a Safe working environment of the organization
  • Drive vision and mission to continue to build a world class Quality organization working through others
  • Visibly champion Quality to all levels of the organization
  • Develop and implement a product Quality plan to achieve targets. Track, analyze and communicate key Quality metrics
  • Provide direction to Managers to enable organizational alignment and achievement of the Quality plan
  • Create and maintain a Quality Audit System across the organization
  • Build capability for continuous improvement through the development of Quality tools, training and resources. Foster adoption of continuous improvement tools and methods
  • Ensure the development of scalable systems, analytical capability and communication to drive performance management processes
  • Develop and drive new methods to reduce product quality non-conformances by using data to drive change
  • Partner with external companies and organizations to develop Quality system improvements
  • Collaborate with Sourcing and Procurement to identify Quality criteria for all sourced raw and packaging materials
  • Refine and maintain a supplier audit framework collaborating with procurement to drive improvements in supplier quality
  • Foster effective collaboration and communication on Quality with Sales, Production Management, Supply Chain Management
  • Provide guidance and recommend solutions all Supplier related Quality issues including facilitating partnership meetings and corrective action procedure

Job Requirements

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

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