§ Assist production/processing departments in maintaining/improving product quality and insure that the departments adhere to product specifications and manufacturing and quality related SOPs.
§ Assist with the disposition of product or supplies that are out of specification
§ Audit compliance to product quality related portions of manufacturing, warehousing, sanitation policies and procedures.
§ Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements
§ Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management
Develop and supervise activities of the QA Department
§ Training, development, and direction to lab technicians
§ Safety procedures
§ Product Analysis procedures
§ Ensure that product analysis reports are accurately completed in a timely manner as well as the functionality of equipment used to complete the analysis.
§ Participate in hiring, counseling/disciplining and reviewing employee performance as part of the management staff
Product Cuttings and Plant Visits
§ Assist in the coordination of product cuttings/presentations to customers
§ Actively participate in plant tours and audits
§ Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan and Prerequisite Program Requirements.
§ This position is a backup for a QA Technician.