Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in science (Food Science/Chemistry/Biology/ equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Three to five years’ experience in a food processing operation or related industry required.
Supervisory/management experience a must.
Working Knowledge of low acid canned foods federal and state regulations preferred.
Experience with developing/documenting procedures
Job Description: Reporting to the Director of Quality Systems and Innovation, the SQF Practitioner/Quality Assurance Supervisor will ensure the Company’s products meet both external and internal requirements, including legal compliance, USDA requirements, and customer expectations.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Facilitate company’s HACCP, HARPC/FSMA and SQF initiatives.
Manage 3rd party audits and corrective action plans.
Manage food quality and safety documentation system and ensure current document version is available and in use.
Prepare annual SQF and Management Reviews.
Assist with maintenance of product specifications.
Supervise Quality Control Technicians
Assist with employee training in food safety and quality initiatives.
Assist with regulatory inspections.
Perform other assigned tasks in order to support food safety and quality initiatives
Develop, maintain, and implement HACCP, Allergen, GMP and SQF Programs.
Provides leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
Follow all safety rules and regulations, including active participation in the prompt identification and communication of safety hazards.