Quality Assurance Mgr
Division: Kettle Creations
Type of Position: Full-Time
Category: Quality Improvement/Risk Management
Manager Quality Assurance
Senior Quality Assurance Manager REPORTS TO:
BEF foods, Inc. (Kettle Creations) LOCATION:
FLSA Status: Exempt
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
Responsible for QA departments in Lima, OH facility (Kettle Creations)
Prioritize food safety and quality
Knowledge of HACCP, BRC standards and Humane Handling procedures
Maintain records for department
Staffs department, train, evaluates and hires
Organizing food safety, quality, food security and humane handling training
Assigns job positions
Manage department budget
Coordinate and manage pest control services
Manage verification of sanitation through pre op inspection program
Basic computer knowledge
Experienced team builder within QA department; with other plant departments; with other corporate plants
Directly supervise 3 employees
Back up to QA Supervisor, QA Technician, Senior QA Manager, and Plant Manager
Enforcement of all safety rules, including the use of PPE
Conduct periodic safety meetings on pertinent safety topics (determined by the Safety Committee) and encourage employees’ feedback on safety matters that concern them.
Ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
Interviewing, hiring and training employees
Planning assigning and directing work; appraising performance
Addressing complaints and resolving problems
Ability to read and interpret documents such as regulatory guidelines, keep laboratory and food testing facility results
Ability to speak effectively before groups
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as averages, percentages and proportions and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to motivate associates to carry out accident prevention by instruction, example and sincerity.
B.S. from a four year college or 5 years experience in related industry
Q ualification REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individually with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, The employee is required to walk, stand, sit; reach with hands and arms, taste and smell and occasionally to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
Employee is regularly exposed to wet and humid conditions. Employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high precarious place, outdoor weather conditions, vibration and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the plant environment is usually loud and hearing protection is required.